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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. Womens Pointed Toe Chelsea Ankle Boots Beside Zipper Fur Lining Block Heel shoesBrown Embellished Flat Boots Size 3 36 shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Soludos Men's Solid Original Dali Sandal
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?NEW SWEAR PLATFORM BOOT BLACK EU 40 UK 6.5 GOTH CYBER PUNK 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. SOCOFY Bohemian Women Splicing Ankle Zipper Boots Leather Jacquard shoes WinterIt 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. Mesh Womens Lace Up Hollow Hidden heels Ladies Casual Sneakers shoes Fashion NewThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.NIB Tredters Women's Shauna Leather Sandal in SAND Size 7.5 M US The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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