Spain, a country that has successfully fought to eliminate African swine fever (ASF) from its borders in years past, is testing a potential new vaccine against ASF virus.Women's Spring Pointed Toe Bowknot Suede Korean Ribbon Stylish Mary Jane shoes The oral vaccine has been tested so far on wild boars, but if the results are successful, it could be used to protect the country’s domestic herds.Men’s Hoka Clifton 3 SZ 12.5 bluee Running Athletic shoes Sneakers
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: 2011 Supreme Vans Era Style Zebra Olive Black Camo Raw Denim size 8Washing raw meat just causes the bacteria to splash around your sink, your hands and your clothes.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tweeted a reminder about this fact recently: “Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other foods or utensils in the kitchen.”
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People who work in food production and processing, as well as food-allergic individuals, can tell you a lot about food allergens — what they are, how they work, and even how they are regulated and labeled. LUXURY PRADA HIGH TOP SNEAKERS SHOES 4T2842 BLACK NEW US 7.5 EU 40,5 41Tredters Women's Piper Dress Pump1 shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.K-Swiss Men's Classic 88 Sport 05370-065 Paloma Charcoal Brand New in Box
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?OTTO ZONE Moto Boots for Men Fashion Zipper-up Leather Chukka Boots with Fur Cas Did they know how allergic reactions worked, and did they feel comfortable serving food-allergic diners? Roughly 10% of people in Europe and North America have food allergies, and evidence suggests that percentage is growing.
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The threat of equine influenza took the horse racing world by storm this year as an above-average number of infections cancelled races in the United Kingdom. Lifestride Women's Iloyal Dark Grey Tumble MIt was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
The ongoing U.K. outbreak has seen 69 cases, mostly in England, but one as far north as Aberdeenshire in Scotland. Summer Womens Hidden hollow out Wedge Heel Round Top Sneakers Lace Up shoes NewThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Superga Women's 2388 Leaw Fashion Sneaker - Choose SZ color The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
Biosecurity is best
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