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.Minichamps 180762012 1 18 BMW 3.5 CSL Size 5 Winner 6H Zeltweg 1976 Green 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.Minichamps 1938 ALFA ROMEO 8C 2900 LUNGA Light bluee in 1 18 Scale Brand New
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Minichamps 1977 Porsche 911 (930) Turbo Dark Purple 1 12 Scale New Release Washing 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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MINICHAMPS 2016 Ford GT Winner LMGTE Pro Class 24h Le Mans 18New Item Each 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.
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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. Minichamps 4012138043114 Toyota F1 Showcar 2002 1 18 Scale CarMinichamps 110037211 1 18 Mercedes W198 300 SL 1955 Red shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Minichamps 430 062332 Porsche 356c Cabriolet Red
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Minichamps 430960019 tyrrell yamaha 024 mika salo 1.43 nb 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. MINICHAMPS 86835 PORSCHE RS SPYDER - LE MANS 2008 VERSTAPPEN 1 43 - EXCELLENTIt 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. Minichamps AMR 1 43 Porsche 911 (953) Dakar Rally Dirty VersionThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Minichamps Audi Allroad Quattro in Red on 1 43 in Box 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. Minichamps B66961268 1 43 Mercedes AMG C63 DTM DTM Maximilian Gotz 2016It can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading