Government Airs First Bird Flu PSAs

1 decade 2 years 6 months ago Friday, May 05 2006 May 5, 2006 Friday, May 05, 2006 6:30:30 PM CDT May 05, 2006 in News
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The first PSAs began airing Friday. In one, the agriculture secretary says there's a lot of misinformation about the disease, so he tries to set the record straight with some facts. In another, a food safety official stresses bird flu has not been detected in the U.S. and, even if it is found, poultry will be safe to eat with proper cooking. Two other PSAs feature a family at meal time talking about bird flu over a chicken dinner. The wife stresses that it's highly unlikely infected birds would reach the food supply. The PSAs also highlight the USDA's four steps to food safety.

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