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.Sneakers Diadora Heritage Men - Fabric (2011706100165113) 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.Reebok Classic Sole-Trainer 44 Wht bluee Cadmium Steel
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: MARNI Deep purple, Leather, Platform Heels Pumps Sz 6MWashing 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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Dansko Women's Vivian Gladiator SandalEach quarter, the National Drug Early Warning System releases a report outlining the latest public health threats posed by new psychoactive substances (NPSs), including synthetic cannabinoids, cathinones, opioids and benzodiazepines.
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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. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Olive Green Size 14 BY9611SALE NIB New Balance Men's 669 V1 Walking Trail shoes D&4EWide 412 769 shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Seastar Pink Monde Light Pink Flip Flops
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Asics Gel Saga black Brilla en la Oscuridad H4a0n 9007 Hombre size 13 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. 365 Bally Womens Red Black Sz US 9.5 EU 40.5 Sneakers Comfort shoesIt 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. NEW Adidas NMD R1 Raw Pink Salmon Women Size 5-11The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Merrell Mens Size 14 Bare Access Flex Mesh Athletic Hiking Trail Running shoes The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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