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.LEGO 76013 Batman The Joker Steam Roller Joker Robin Batgirl NEW 486 pcs 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.LEGO Marvel 76057 Spider-Man Web Warriors Ultimate Bridge Battle New, Unopened
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: 6X Super Mario Bros Koopalings Larry Iggy Lemmy Roy Ludwig Wendy Soft Plush ToyWashing 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. MINUN PokeDoll Pokemon Center Japan Plush Poke Doll Plush Plushie US Seller NEWOthers vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. Tokyo Figure 1 7 Scale Hokii Miki To The Other Side Of Sky Sleeping PrincessSome 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.Lego Bounty Hunter Assault Gunship Set [itm5] 7930 Star Wars Star Wars Clone W 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. Uncle Scam Medium Figure by Ron English - Kidrobot Free Shipping The most lottery Thief glue Minion BELLO Springtime A prize BELLO Bob stuffed shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.No Brand Kibm 1501-03 Animelo Summer Live 2011 -Rainbow- 8.27
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?2x Toys R Us display Signs Fan Vault Funko Pop Batman DC comics 4'x10 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 basisBeyblade Doranza V (Limited White Ver),” 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. AUTHENTICATED Ty Beanie Baby Patti - Fuchsia Museum Quality MWMTIt 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. 8 Old Vintage Plastics Christian Religious Fig's from Germany 1970The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.LEGO 4602887 City Fishing Boat 4642 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. Codename Kids Next Door M.I.C.R.O.S. Numbuh Operative Spies Figure SetIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading