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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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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. Sperry Top-Sider Women's Oasis Loft Boat shoes - Choose SZ colorIt was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
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