What we know about the emerging avian flu situation

The CDC confirms first human bird flu case connected to dairy cows. Democrats urge stepped-up antitrust enforcement of grocers. Plus, Food, Inc. 2 to premiere in D.C. next week.


A photo of dairy cows housed in a barn eating in a line.

Milking cows eating forage and hay in modern farm cowshed on dairy farm.

Happy Tuesday and welcome to Food Fix. This newsletter is coming to you from balmy Gainesville, Fla., where I’m currently the science journalist in residence for the spring term at the University of Florida. Many thanks to those who sent me recs!

Popular in Food Fix: The most popular link last week was the New York Times piece on a major egg producer shifting to in-ovo sexing, which avoids the need for culling male chicks.

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