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.NEW Shimano Tiagra 4703 10-Speed 30 39 50t 165mm Crankset, 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.COLUMBIA Pouring Adventure II XK0165467 Imperméable Veste à Capuche pour Femme
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Endura Wms FS260-Pro Adrenaline Race Cape II Giacca Impermeabile women, BiancoWashing 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.”
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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. O'Neal Sinner Race Knee Grey PadsNOS Campagnolo ICARUS Cr-Mo seatpost 29,4 mm retro MTB shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.3PCS Folding Outdoor Camping Picnic Table
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Fizik Aliante R1 Carbon Road Bike Saddle 155 x 280mm Mountain Cyclocross MTB CX 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 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. AHNU Sugarpine Insignia bluee Waterproof Hiking Trail Boots shoes Size 8 WomensIt 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. New Rawlings Pro Label Bryce Harper Maple baseball bat 34 BH34PL wood woodenThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Chopper Fork 1 Threaded 30 Long Chrome BIKE BEACH CRUISER BICYCLE 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. Rare Original Piston Bully Bicycle BMX Decal Set, Printed on Clear PlasticIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading