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.Asmus Toys The Hateful 8 Series Daisy Domergue H803 Figure 1 6 NEW 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.Fwooper Funko Pop Vinyl Fantastic Beasts Exclusive
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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. VINTAGE TRANSFORMERS G1 TURBOMASTERS redORSTORM COPTER ACTION FIGURE EUROPE ONLYSonic The HEDGEHOG Characters PVC 2.2 6pcs Figure Set shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Castle Summer Magic Edgar NM-M White Uncommon MTG CARD (ID) ABUGames
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Star Wars Target Exclusive redS Big Wing Tie Fighter and POTJ Tie Bomber Loose 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. 1x Sliver Overlord Scourge NM FOIL x1 - MTG Magic the Gathering x1It 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. Mortal Kombat Smoke Exclusive Action FigureThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.ULTRA RARE PAX PredOTYPE 97 Holiday Teddy TY Beanie Baby AUTHENTICATED MWMT MQ 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. 1964 VINTAGE GI JOE JOEZETA 1967-1969 RED GINGER ADVENTURES OF PATJOEIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading