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.Vintage Transformers G1 METROPLEX Autobot Battle Station in Box Robot City 1985 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.Wwe Elite Hall Of Champions Series 1 Lot

A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.VINTAGE MAJOR MATT MASON FIREBOLT SPACE CANNON WITH BOX MATTEL

“Our study demonstrates the effectiveness of the first oral vaccine against this disease on Eurasian wild boarMECCANOID G15 PERSONAL ROBOT Meccano Tech INTERACTIVE Building Set 15401 NEW,” said a co-author of a paper on the research, Jose Angel Barasona. “Overall, we demonstrate that oral immunization of wild boar conferred 92% protection against a highly pathogenic strain of ASF, which is currently circulating in Asia and Europe.” Continue reading

Health agencies have shared the message again and again: 3A ThreeA KYUUKETSUKI TK Ashley Wood Kitbashed 1 6thWashing 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.”

Many Twitter users fired back, casting doubt on the idea that washing isn’t sufficient for getting rid of bacteria. Pokemon Card Machamp - 1st Edition Holo Rare 8 102 - Never Opened [Sealed]Others vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. Yugioh PSA 10 GEM MINT MRL-012 Maha Vailo 1st EditionSome pointed to homemade remedies believed to provide a more thorough wash, like soaking the raw meat with lemon juice, vinegar or saltwater (though these ingredients do not kill bacteria, according to science).

Others still pointed out that they believed they could eliminate bacteria concerns by washing counters and sinks after rinsing chicken.Vintage 1984 GI Joe Cobra KILLER WHALE Hovercraft Vehicle Near Complete While disinfecting the countertops is always a wise choice and should be done anyway, rinsing chicken is still ineffective in the first place. Continue reading


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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. pinkrio - Hyper Nurse Milkyway Hotaru-Chan 1 6 PVC Figure BeatNEW Sealed Lot of 10 Kidrobot PINNING AND WINNING Enamel Pin Series shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Bbi elite force 1 6 D-day 60th Anniversary, Set Of 4 Bnib Figures

A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?1977 Star Wars Millenium Falcon & Rebel Transport Ship Original Lot Wholesale 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.

“We looked at knowledge and attitudes, and the key finding would be that the knowledge levels are not as good as we would expect in restaurant staff, because these are the people that are handling food on a daily basisMortal Kombat Sub Zero Infinite Concepts 2000 8.5 - NEW - COGJIT - Rare Series1,” senior researcher Adrian Loerbroks told CNN.

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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. Liliana, Dreadhorde General Japanese War of the Spark Alternate Anime Art mtg NMIt 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. Transformers Unique Toys UT Y-03 Sandstorm Triple Changer Blades Soldier stcokThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Magic The Dragon Original Ty Beanie Baby RARE ERRORS RETIRED 1995 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. Puella Magi Madoka Magica Homura Akemi 1 8 PVC Figure Gift Genuine 4562200827628It can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading