Bird flu found in US milk

Cows at a dairy farm in the US. The US Food and Drug Administration says samples of pasteurised milk have tested positive for remnants of the bird flu virus that has infected dairy cows. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

One in five commercial milk samples tested in a United States-wide survey contained particles of the H5N1 virus, the US Food and Drug Administration says, suggesting the current outbreak of bird flu is more widespread than previously thought.

Hold tight - we’re checking permissions before loading more content