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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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A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?AUTH LUXURY PRADA AMERICAS CUP TRAINERS SHOES PS0906 WHITE 7,5 41,5 42 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. Adidas Samba Og shoes Originale Sneakers Sport Tempo Libero Black B75807It 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. Cole Haan men Pinch Grand Penny Leder Penny Loafer red Groesse 13 US 47.5 EThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Stuart Weitzman & Co Vamp Women Pumps (7 M, Petal Nappa) The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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