Clark, Steven

Poultry Carcass Disposal Options for Routine and Catastrophic Mortality
Category: Clark, Steven
October, 2008

Methods for the disposal of poultry carcasses currently include burial, incineration, composting, and rendering. Although each method is preferable under specific circumstances, each also presents disadvantages, including potential effects on groundwater and increasing cost considerations.

Avian Influenza: Human Pandemic Concerns
Category: Clark, Steven
January, 2006

The reported number of bird deaths and subsequent human deaths resulting from exposure to influenza A-infected birds has increased steadily, making front-page news worldwide. Although human viruses do not generally infect birds and bird viruses do not generally infect humans, certain influenza A viruses have historically exhibited an unusual ability to mutate and infect more than one host species.