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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.Coffee pujinggeCA Mens Dress Muslim with Pocket Loose Buckle Gowns 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.Sterling Silver Engravable Black Enameled Cuff Links
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.MacNichol Semi Sporran Fur Plain Leather Flap Scottish Clan Crest
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: CZOOR Heighten Chrome Finish Kitchen Faucet Mixer Tap Single Hole Deck Mounted Factory Direct SaleWashing 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. Mens Charm Floral Cotton Tie Set Necktie with Pocket Square-Various colorsOthers vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. Bijjaladeva Antique Bathroom Sink Vessel Faucet Basin Mixer Tap The modern bathrooms are full Brass chrome single handle single hole waterfall FaucetSome 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.Stockerpoint German Traditional Jacket Stachus Anthracite 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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The first quarter 2019 report is now live.Safety Helmet Cufflinks, Wood Cufflinks Hand Made in the USA It’s compiled from data originating from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and provides a snapshot of the U.S. psychoactive drug market.
New as of last year, the report includes fentanyl, due to its increasing importance in the opioid crisis.Vintage Style Water Polo Men's 3D Full Printed T-Shirt Casual Short Sleeves Tees The 2019 first quarter report shows 541 identifications of fentanyl, fentanyl-related compounds and new opioids — a 43% increase from a year ago. Fentanyl accounts for 77% of the opioid identifications.
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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. Aspesi Men's I002F97385098 bluee Cotton ShirtCar Remote Cufflinks, Wood Cufflinks Hand Made in the USA shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Grey Generic Men's Casual Down Puffer Jacket Fill Power Winter Zipper Coat Outwear
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Chef Designs Men's Garnish Chef Coat 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 basis- O'Neill Men's Jack Line Up Shirts,” 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. 1 Smeiling Mens Retro Long Sleeve Denim Jean Jacket Waist Coat TopIt 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. MUMUWU Men's Cardigan Loose Letter Embroidery Hole fashion street JacketThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Cromoncent Men Classic Fit Slim Thin Casual Lightweight Baseball Cotton Jackets 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. Black XT-RENM Men's Notched Lapel with Pockets Lightweight Trench CoatIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading