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A hazelnut farmer holds a handful of nuts near Canby, Ore., in an Aug.28, 2007 photo. Ontario farmers are stepping in to feed Canadians' appetite for hazelnuts as the industry deals with a worldwide shortage, sky-high prices and the spread of nut-killing blight in British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/The Oregonian, Doug Beghtel MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT

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A hazelnut farmer holds a handful of nuts near Canby, Ore., in an Aug.28, 2007 photo. Ontario farmers are stepping in to feed Canadians' appetite for hazelnuts as the industry deals with a worldwide shortage, sky-high prices and the spread of nut-killing blight in British Columbia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/The Oregonian, Doug Beghtel MAGS OUT; TV OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT

No petting at some Alberta petting zoos because of salmonella outbreak

CALGARY - Alberta Agriculture is recommending petting zoos implement a no-touch poultry policy for children under five years of age following a salmonella outbreak linked to baby chicks.

According to Alberta Health, 24 Albertans have become ill since April 5, including 10 children.

Three adults and one child required hospitalization, but all ...

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