The Risk of Avian Flu

The Avian Flu outbreak of 2015 struck poultry farmers in various states across the United States, costing billions of dollars and thousands of jobs due to the destruction.  Despite the vast amount of planning and preparation by the United States …

France confirms case of mad cow disease.

France’s agriculture ministry confirmed on Thursday that a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, had been discovered in the northeastern region of Ardennes. The suspected case, found in a five-year-old cow, was identified last week during …

PRI-Bio Selected to Provide World’s Largest Bio-Hazardous Waste Decontamination System for U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF)

PRI-Bio, a wholly owned division of Progressive Recovery, Inc., has been selected by McCarthy/Mortenson and DHS to provide multiple bio-hazardous waste decontamination systems for the $1.25 billion National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, a DHS Science and Technology Directorate project located …

Increasing Concern Hospital Superbugs Are Making it to the Ocean

Every day Southern California hospitals unleash millions of gallons of raw sewage into municipal sewers. The malodorous muck flows miles to one of the region’s sewage plants, where it is treated with the rest of the area’s waste and then released …

Researchers Engineer GMO “Kill Switches” to Protect the Environment

The use of Genetically Modified Bacteria continues to become more common in consumer goods such as probiotics and yogurts. Because of the concern that genetically modified organisms may have a negative effect on the natural environment, researchers have developed ways …