CIA unveils Cold War spy-pigeon missions

The CIA has declassified details of its secret Cold War spy-pigeon missions. From BBC News: The files reveal how pigeons were trained for clandestine missions photographing sensitive sites inside the Soviet Union. The release also reveals how ravens were used to drop...

Coo, pigeon puts hospital visitors in a flap

Helping patients track down where their appointment is, is part of a typical day for a hospital helpdesk volunteer.  But when a homing pigeon walks through the doors to the main entrance and ends up at the Helpdesk – that’s a different story altogether! Here at BTP,...

Serve Food for Human Consumption?

Serve Food for Human Consumption?FOOD SAFETY (GENERAL FOOD HYGIENE) REGULATIONS 1995Chapter 1 section 2 c of the above regulations (Legal requirements) states that “Food businesses must take all reasonable precautions to prevent food pests, namely rats, mice,...