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.Red Wine Shelf Wine Rack Wine Glass Holder Wrought Iron Hanging Black Multi-Size Goblet Rack Bar Living Room Industrial Style (Size 100 25 22cm) (Size 60 25 22cm) 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.Red Wine Shelf Wine Racks Wine Cup Holder Suspension Retro Decoration Wine Racks Bar Cup Holder Wine Cup Holder Goblet Frame Stemware Racks (Size 120 35cm) (Size 60 35cm)
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.NZNB Coat Rack - Oak Living Room Hanger Furniture Solid Wood Storage Coat Rack Floor Bedroom Hanging Clothes Rack Coat Rack - entryway Tree (Size C)
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Flash Furniture 10 Pk. Green Plastic Stackable School Chair with Carrying Handle and 28cm Seat HeightWashing 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. Wooden Rocking Chair Comfortable Recliner Adult and Elderly Rocking Chair Lazy Balcony Nap Chair Elderly Casual Folding Massage ChairOthers vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. Gaming Chair,Breathable Racing Office Reclining Chair with Footrest Seat,Swivel High Back Recliner Computer Desk Chair (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.SOGA Stainless Steel Kitchen Work Bench Food Grade Prep Table 150 70 85cm 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
Vicenza Designs TB8006 Sanzio Towel Bar, 24-Inch, Antique CopperEach 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.
The first quarter 2019 report is now live.KTYXDE Widened Large Bathroom Wall Bench Bathroom Folding Seat Shower Stool Old Third Bathroom Barrier Bathroom Chairs (color White, Size A) 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.Winsome's Kallie 3-Piece Pub Set, Cappuccino Finish 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.
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. Fun Furnishings The Ultimate Kid's Chair, Light Pink MicroWine Racks Metal Wine Glass Rack,Shelf Wine Glass Holder,Wine Glass Rack, Champagne Glass Rack,Glassware Rack Wine Rack,Goblet Glass Rack,Glassware Wine Rack, (color Black, Size 60 35cm) shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Recliners Lazy Sofa Home Recliner Sofa Living Room Bedroom Floor Sofa Go Out to Carry Folding Sofa Single Leisure Sofa Stylish Tatami Backrest Sofa (color Brown, Size 206cm)
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Living Room Furniture Linen tub Chair with Stud Feature Solid Oak Timer Bronze Studs Durable and Elegance 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 basisAllied Brass WM-6D 3X-PC 8 Inch Wall Mounted Extending Make-Up Mirror 3X Magnification with Dotted Accent Polished Chrome,” senior researcher Adrian Loerbroks told CNN.
The findings: Continue reading
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. (W 29 34 39 x D 29 34 39 x H 36 39 42 cm, Chrome-White) - HAKU Furniture Table, Set of 3, Chrome WhiteIt 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. Series Curved Triple Braced & Double Hinged Black Vinyl Fabric Metal Folding ChairThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.NKDK Coat Rack - greenical Room Hanger Floor Rack Bedroom Creative Fashion Indoor Wrought Iron Clothes Rack Coat Rack - Hanger Hooks (color B) 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. Simple Multifunction Folding Bed Adjustable Office Siesta Bed Nursing Bed Lazy Bed with Headrest Sun Lounger Garden Lounge Chair Portable Folding Bed (color C)It can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading