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.Womens Faux Leather Slim Motorcycle Coat Biker Short Jacket 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.SHANGLONG Galaxy Leather Women Long Sloth Clutch Bag Wallet With Money Clip Genuine Leather Zipper Purse for Lady Girl
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.Khaki Ladies Sun Hat Summer Shade Wide Brim Straw Hat Seaside Vacation Beach Cap Packable Adjustable Women Visor Hats Send Windproof Rope (color Beige)
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Black QDCACA Womens 3 4 Sleeve Fashion Office Work Linen Casual Blazer CoatWashing 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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Others still pointed out that they believed they could eliminate bacteria concerns by washing counters and sinks after rinsing chicken.Stateside Women's Viscose Fleece Twist 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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You can check out the full array of data online here.
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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. Red Ytwysj Womens Sexy Floral Print V Neck 3 4 Bell Sleeve High Slit Boho Long Maxi Dress Summer Beach Party Dress SundressSharagano Womens Off The Shoulder Lace Dress Business Casual Dress shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Adidas Women's Athletics Cotton Fleece 3 Stripes Sweatshirt
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Yinalaca Fleur De Lis Mardi Gras Womens Fitness Power Flex Yoga Pants Leggings 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. White154 EDAPPLEJ Women's Sport Basketball Player TShirt Cotton Short Tee Shirt Athletic SolidIt 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. EnjoySexy Solid Eyelash Lace Criss Cross Romper Teddy Bodysuit Lingerie Women Nightwear Pajama Set SleepwearThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.QDCACA Womens Open Front with Hood Fleece Thicken Warm Parka Down Jacket Coat 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. Peri ONYX Nite Women's Long Jersey Mesh Skirt with V Neck Lace TopIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading