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.Adidas Alphaedge 4D Printed Futurecraft White Green UK Size 7 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.Alden Mens shoes 908 Burgundy Medallion Captoe Oxford 10 B D
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Belvedere Men's Paulo Genuine Ostrich & Calf Sneakers 40486 WhiteWashing 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. Men 10Us Nike Air 97 VapormaxSteve Madden Womens Cookie Fabric Pointed Toe Mid-Calf, Dark taupe, Size 8.0 XWp shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.EUC Salvatore Ferragamo bluee Peep Toe Pumps SZ 7B Made in
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?BRASS BOOT BROWN LEATHER WEAVE SLIP ON DRIVING SHOES 8 D 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. Boxfresh Symmons SH brown white men Cuir Mid shoes BottesIt 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. ADIDAS ATTITUDE HI WHITE BLACK GREEN GREY CONDITIONAL WOMEN'S WMNS SZ 5.5 768518The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Mustang Two Strap Two Buckle Glitter Womens Black Walking Sandals - 40 EU The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
Biosecurity is best
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