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.Superga Women's 2730-Nappaleau Platform Leather Lace Up Trainer White 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.COLE HAAN Brown Leather Split Apron Toe Loafers Sz. 10.5 M
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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. Mephisto Men's 10 US Runoff Air Jet Brown Nubuck Leather Moc Toe Walking OxfordsWomens Ladies Fashion PU Two Tone Lace Up Low Heel Combat Ankle Boots shoes mcec shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Menbur 020570 0001 Viani Court shoes Heel Woman Fabric Black
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Allen Edmonds 42131 Men's Mansfield Formal shoes Brown Size 8.5 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. MANOLO BLAHNIK Black and White Slingbacks Size 5 1 2It 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. Mens Nike Air Max 2016 806771-001 Black Running shoes Size 10.5The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Splendid Women's SPL-Taryn Sandal - Choose SZ color The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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