Several ill after consumption of meat contaminated with Clenbuterol

MEXICO – Officials in the Mexican state of Yucatan have reported a food poisoning incident that has affected close to 500 people, believed to have been caused by consumption of meat contaminated with Clenbuterol. The first alert about the poisoning was made this past week and so far, no deaths have been reported. Patients were seen by the district’s doctor…

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Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International identifies pests that threaten Kenya’s agriculture

KENYA – The Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) has led a research which prioritizes 120 potential Invasive Alien Species (IAS) that could pose a threat to agriculture and biodiversity in Kenya. From the initial assessment, the study, published in the journal Biological Invasions, drew up a list of 21 arthropods, 9 nematodes and 20 pathogenic species which the…

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