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.Xiaolin European Bar Chairs Bar Chairs Fashion High Stool Bar Stools (color Purple) 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.Fashion Solid Wood redating Chair Bar Chairs European-style Bar Stools Breakfast Kitchen Chair with PU Leather Cushions ( color Black )
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.Mohawk Home Z0180 A507 060096 EC Mixed Media bluesh Area Rug, 5'x8'
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Industrial Style Barstool Vintage Wood Chair with PU Cushion for Living Room Coffee Restaurant (color Reddish Brown 1)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. Sandberg Sandberg Voodoo Gaming Chair Black WhitOthers vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. Solid Wood Step Stool Household Multi-Functional Solid Wood Ladder Foldable Three-Step Ladder Portable Small Wooden Ladder 39.5 43 47.5CM (color 2)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.YNN Sofa Side Table Multifunctional Coffee Table 2-Tier Movable Wheeled Storage Rack Flower Stand Bedside Table (color B, Size 40 40 48cm) 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
Axdwfd Recliners Reclining Chair, Folding Sheets, Mute, Bed, Widening, Office, Napping Bed, Reclining Hospital, Accompanying Portable Camping Bed, 190 70 40cm (color Green)Each 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.European bar Stool Solid Wood bar Chair Retro bar Chair redating high Stool (color C) 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.Bamboo Thickened Bookshelf, 3-5 Tier Multipurpose Storage Rack Floor-Standing Modern Open Shelf Multi-Layer Tall Bookcase for Home or Office-F 52x25x127cm(20x10x50inch) 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. Nordic Wood Coffee Chair, Modern Minimalist Lounge Chair, Creative Backrest Dining Chair (color White)Wine Racks Wine Rack Wooden Home Decoration bar Cafe Wine Rack Rack Living Room Kitchen Wine Glass Rack Wine Rack Wine Racks (color Brown, Size 61 26 48cm) shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Chair Home Solid Wood Frame Dining Chair Leisure Reception Chair - Flannel Cushion Dining Stools for Office Lounge Kitchen (color orange)
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Solid Wood Bar Stool Simple High Chair Bar Stool Front Desk Chair Modern Bar Chair High Stool Oak Step Stool (color 5, Size 65CM) 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 basisBowery Hill Oval Coffee Table in Chocolate Cherry,” 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. Coffee Table Round Creative Side Table Living Room Telephone Table Mobile Sofa Small Coffee Table Notebook Table Bedside Table,AIt 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. Benzara BM168114 Beautiful Textured Wooden Dining Bench, BrownThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.ZHILIAN＆ Solid Wood Ascending Pedal Red Brown Home Multi-Function Step Stool Kitchen Footstool Reading Stool Bathroom Anti-Slip Stool (Size 40x60x40cm) 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. LRZS-Furniture Simple Modern High Bar Chair Nordic Household Backrest High Stand Bar Chair Creative Bar Table Ins Net Red (color Black)It can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading