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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.Yuki Yanagita handwritten 2018 Epoch Parleg Premium JAPAN SP50 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.Pokemon Charizard 4 100 STAMPED
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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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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. New BOUNTY HUNTER Giruru kun Figure Toys F SThe One 12 Collective Marvel Old Man Logan Figure by Mezco shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.ROGUE MARVEL LEGENDS CLASSIC EXTREME X MEN SHORT HAIR GLASSES VARIANT UNIVERSE
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Statue Kongorikishi Deva King Meister Japan Buddhism Figure 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. Transformers Toys R US Commemorative RID Soundwave Laserbeak Ravage Rare MintIt 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. (10 GROUP LOT) Oh No Floppy Joe Re-String Kits GI JOE ACTION MAN REAL HEROESThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.NECA Predators - Predator Hound, Berserker Predator, Classic Predator - Set of 3 The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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The virus that causes equine influenza is about as contagious as can be, meaning horse caretakers have to be vigilant. Boma lego friends friendship box 41346It can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading