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.Boxfresh Sparko Sh Ripstop Nailon Calzado de Hombre Zapatillas Deporte Indigo 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.Haflinger Womens andrea 2 Open Toe Casual Slide Sandals, Bali, Size 5.0
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.NIKE Zoom Mogan Mid 2 Hightop shoes
“Our study demonstrates the effectiveness of the first oral vaccine against this disease on Eurasian wild boarNike Jordan Dominate Pro 2, Cool Frey Gym Red Black, Size 11,” said a co-author of a paper on the research, Jose Angel Barasona. “Overall, we demonstrate that oral immunization of wild boar conferred 92% protection against a highly pathogenic strain of ASF, which is currently circulating in Asia and Europe.” Continue reading
Health agencies have shared the message again and again: NEW JCrew 138 Lily Cap-Toe Ballet Flats Sz 10 Vivid Burgundy shoes G7843Washing 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.”
Many Twitter users fired back, casting doubt on the idea that washing isn’t sufficient for getting rid of bacteria. Original Intention Women Sandals Sexy Open Toe High Heel shoes Plus Size 4-20Others vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. FRYE 76479 Womens Lena Harness Slip on Fashion Sneaker 6- Choose SZ color.Some pointed to homemade remedies believed to provide a more thorough wash, like soaking the raw meat with lemon juice, vinegar or saltwater (though these ingredients do not kill bacteria, according to science).
Others still pointed out that they believed they could eliminate bacteria concerns by washing counters and sinks after rinsing chicken.ADIDAS FORUM LO TURNSCHUHE white green AQ1261 While disinfecting the countertops is always a wise choice and should be done anyway, rinsing chicken is still ineffective in the first place. Continue reading
Puma X Diamond Supply Co Clyde - Diamond blueeEach quarter, the National Drug Early Warning System releases a report outlining the latest public health threats posed by new psychoactive substances (NPSs), including synthetic cannabinoids, cathinones, opioids and benzodiazepines.
The first quarter 2019 report is now live.Men's Rockport Lead the Pack Oxfords shoes Size 12W Black Wingtip Waterproof H5 It’s compiled from data originating from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and provides a snapshot of the U.S. psychoactive drug market.
New as of last year, the report includes fentanyl, due to its increasing importance in the opioid crisis.John Fluevog Begin Swing shoes Sz 9 bluee Leather Slip On The 2019 first quarter report shows 541 identifications of fentanyl, fentanyl-related compounds and new opioids — a 43% increase from a year ago. Fentanyl accounts for 77% of the opioid identifications.
You can check out the full array of data online here.
New Balance WFLCLWG Athletic shoes - Women's Size 10.5 B, White. Read the rest of our Tox Tuesday series here.
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. SALE Base London 'Charles' Gents Black Leather Full Brogue Wingtip Oxford shoesAdidas SM Dame 4 NBA Men’s Size 18 Basketball shoes B76020 New shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Carvela Kurt Geigee Women’s Beige White Pointed Court shoes Eu 35
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Versace Collection Hombre Piel Borgoña Moderno Zapatillas 6 7 8 9 10 11 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.
“We looked at knowledge and attitudes, and the key finding would be that the knowledge levels are not as good as we would expect in restaurant staff, because these are the people that are handling food on a daily basisMarc Fisher Womens Humor2 Fabric Closed Toe Over Knee, Taupe Fabric, Size 7.5,” senior researcher Adrian Loerbroks told CNN.
The findings: Continue reading
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. Adidas Men's Deerupt Style B42063 Size 8 - 12It 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. Puma Bolt EvoSpeed Electric v2 Spike Track & Field Mens Running Trainers 187854The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Rockport Mens 9.5 W Wide Sharp & Ready Colben Oxford shoes Brown Leather Comfort The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
Biosecurity is best
The virus that causes equine influenza is about as contagious as can be, meaning horse caretakers have to be vigilant. Puma Cestino Classico Animale Coccodrillo Bianco 362283 01 da men Numero 11.5It can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading