WASHINGTON - Egg and poultry groups are bracing for a possible outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of avian influenza, or bird flu. "If a commercial flock were to become infected with either the H5N1 or H7N1 strain of AI, that flock would be put down immediately," said Richard Lobb, spokesman, National Chicken Council, here. "We'd also take the necessary steps [to inform] the news media and have trusted sources provide statements relating to the safety of the food supply." The American Egg ...
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