Chicken producers warn about fast-spreading bird flu spreading across US

US poultry producers are tightening safety measures for their flocks as disease experts warn that wild birds are likely spreading a highly lethal form of avian flu across the country. Indiana on Wednesday reported highly pathogenic bird flu on a commercial turkey farm, leading China, South Korea and Mexico to ban poultry imports from the … Read more

This California Bill Could Make Health Permits More Accessible For Street Vendors

Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered weekdays. State Senator Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) has introduced SB 972which would reform the state food code to make it easier for sidewalk vendors to obtain permits to sell food. Organizer Carla De Paz works with Community Power Collective, which has long advocated … Read more