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.Display Unit Storage Rack Bookcase Furniture Desktop Bookshelf Organizer Freestanding Desk Table CJC (color Pink) 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.Coat Rack Solid Wooden Coat Rack Modern Simple Corner Clothes Rack Bedroom Multifunctional Coat Rack (color C)
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.WAN SAN QIAN- Wall Mounted Shelves Hanging Wrought Iron Rack Background Decoration Frame Wine Rack (color D)
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Fluffy Sleep Mattress, Bed Mattress Topper, Soft Comfortable Double Thick Tatami Floor mat Japanese futon mat Roll up Bed pad-White 120x200cm(47x79inch)Washing 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. Flash Furniture 30'' High Clear Coated Indoor Barstool with BackOthers vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. LJFYXZ Floor Folding Gaming Sofa Chair 5-Speed Adjustment Single Sofa Easy to Remove and wash Computer Chair Bedroom Living Room Cushion (color RED)Some 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.METGEAR Farouh Black Adjustable, Swivel Set of 2 Bar Stools 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.Wghz The Electric Shaver Rack (color Stacks) It’s compiled from data originating from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and provides a snapshot of the U.S. psychoactive drug market.
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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. MBD Solid Wood Flower Shelf with Wheel Simple Modern Balcony Multi-Layer Plant Pot Rack Indoor Plant Wooden Stairs StandLow Stool shoes Bench Footstool for Living Room, Kindergarten, Kitchen (color Square 8) shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.JZX Practical Chair Stool， Change shoes, Solid Wood, Multi-Functional Stool，The Best Choice for a Restaurant Cafe Lounge
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Safco Impromptu Mobile Training Table Rectangle Top 60 by 24-Inch, Grey 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 basisJIANFEI Home Floor-Standing Hat Coat Stand Stable Bracket Hook Up 360 Degree redation,2 Colours 2 Size (color B, Size 400x400x1300mm),” 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. LifeX Office Luxury Solid Wood Stool Pouffe Makeup Stool Fabric Dining Stool Home Square Footstool Coffee Table Chair Study Room Computer Seat shoes Stable Structure Bench (color Stripe B)It 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. World Traveler Women's 23 Collapsible Trunk Bag-LeopardThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.PENGFEI Wall-Mounted Table Laptop Stand Desk Versatility Solid Wood Bookshelf Kitchen Bracket， 14 Sizes (color Brown, Size 50X30CM) 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. Side Table U-Shape Wood End Table for Coffee Snack Tablet Sofa Couch Minimalist Bedside Table with Wheel for Bedroom Living Room Outdoor Indoor Decor Furniture White Black Nature colorIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading