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.Accurate Miniatures P-51A Mustang Air Plane Highly Detailed 1 48 SEALED R16431 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.SPHERE KURIBOH x3 Ultra Rare SBLS-EN018 Arena of Lost Souls YuGiOh
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.MTG ERASE Art Print Signed by Ron Spears Urza's Legacy Magic Angel abbey&fey
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Sword of Feast and Famine FOIL Mirrodin Besieged NM-M CARD (ID) ABUGamesWashing 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. Aoshima 1 12 BIKE Honda '88 NSR250R Plastic Model Kit from Japan NEWOthers vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. LOTR CCG TCG The Two Towers Set GERMANSome 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.Windswept Heath x 4 MTG Magic the Gathering 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. 1996 lot Dragonball Z cards funimation vintage NEAR MINT and RARE + GokuDIAMOND T980 Wespe Models 1 35 SCALE - resin kit 35071 shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.TRUMPETER Military Model 1 700 War Ship French Jean Bart 1955 Hobby 05752 P5752
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?SD Gundam BB Sensible Duel Gundam BB warrior 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 basisLAST & RARE Aeroclassics 1 400 Compass Airlines Airbus A300-600R VH-YMA,” 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. Rare Tamiya 1 6 Harley-Davidson FXE1200 Super Glide Plastic JAPANIt 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. HA7423 Fw 190A 1 48 Model Wolfgang Leonhardt Yellow 6 Luftwaffe 6. JG 1The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.MTG Errant Minion PLAYTEST CARD from Ice Age misprint error RARE 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. Mint Unassembled Pit Road 1 700 Sky Wave Series J23 Maritime Self Defense ForceIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading