SALMON VIRUS UNDER CONTROL

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In a situation reminiscent of Europe's livestock woes on land, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reported that nearly 150,000 salmon have been slaughtered so far in response to an outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) in Maine. According to that state's Department of Marine Resources, several Maine aquaculturists voluntarily depopulated cages of their stock that had come

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In a situation reminiscent of Europe's livestock woes on land, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reported that nearly 150,000 salmon have been slaughtered so far in response to an outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) in Maine. According to that state's Department of Marine Resources, several Maine aquaculturists voluntarily depopulated cages of their stock that had come into contact with salmon sickened with ISA. The fish were destroyed to prevent the spread

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