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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.ZYM Tabletop Wine Rack, Stainless Steel Freestanding Standard Wine Bottle Shelf Wine Bracket Creative Restaurant Living Room Bar Wall-Mounted (color gold) 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.Allied Brass WM-4 2X-ORB 8-Inch Mirror 2x Mag Extends 7-Inch Oil Rubbed Bronze
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.A-Fort Table Household Folding Table, Dining Table for 4 People, Small Table, Portable Small Table, Portable Table (60 60 Square 55 high) (color Green)
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: AmeriHome Indoor Outdoor 30 inch Metal Bar Stool RedWashing 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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You can check out the full array of data online here.
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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. Floor-Standing Coat Rack Indoor Removable Hanger,ASolid Wood Coat Rack Floor-Standing Hangers Home Simple Design Branch Shape greenical Clothes Rack shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Mattress [Individual],[Double], mat Tatami Mattress Student,[Dorm Room],Sponge, Tatami Mattress-J 90x200cm(35x79inch)
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?BJLWT 3 Tier Kitchen Baker's Rack Microwave Oven Rack Stand Kitchen Cabinet and Counter Storage Shelf Organizer,Seasoning Rack,Wooden, 8 colors, 60×37.5×75cm Goods Racks (color 2 ) 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. Futon Mattresses Japanese Traditional Futon Mattress Flannel Japanese Floor Futon Mattress Foldable Cushion Mats, Yoga Futon Furniture Full Size,bluee,90 200cmIt 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. Side Nightstands Display Shelf Flower Stand Plant Pots Rack End Tables Patio Coffee Tables Accent Furniture for Living Room Indoor Outdoor Garden Patio DecorationThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Kitchen Stool, Bar Stool Breakfast bar Stool, PP Cushion Iron Frame Easy to Clean ergonomics, Sitting Height 73 cm 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. Coat Rack, Solid Wood Wall Rack Creative Coat Rack Living Room Hook Wall Hanging Hanger Foyer Simple Coat Hook 50 12 14cm (color 1, Size 60 12 14cm)It can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading