Chickens are dying in droves. Egg prices have gone up. The poultry industry is scrambling for answers. And the American public is being told that you cannot get bird flu from eating or preparing poultry or eggs.
Because the bird flu is hitting egg-laying chickens worse than chickens raised for consumption, the price of poultry has dropped since other countries, most notably South Korea and China, have implemented a ban on all poultry products from the United States.
Bird flu. Mad cow’s disease. It’s never too late to become a vegetarian.