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.Hampton Nautical Antique Silver Cast Iron Crab Paper Towel Holder 16 - Crab Decoration - Beach Bathroom Decor - Cast Iron, K-9202-silver, 7 L x 7 W x 16 H 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.Fitted Cot Mattress Predector in 100% Cotton Flannelette
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.Royal Designs HB-610-12BLK GL Shallow Drum Hardback Lamp Shade, 11 x 12 x 8.5, Black
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Caroline's Treasures Oyster Floor Mat, 8142-RUG, Multicolor, 19 x 27 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.”
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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. Queen (20\ x 30\), Green Zippered Queen Pillow Cases Pillowcases Covers Predectors, Egyptian Cotton 300 Thread Count, 20 x 30 Inch, Green, Set of 2Modern Minimalist Home Doormat Living Room Indoor mat Bathroom Water-Absorbing Anti-skidding mat The Bedroom Door mats-F 50x80cm(20x31inch) shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.(L) Pain O Leg Insoles shoes Insert Flatfoot Splayfoot Corrector
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“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 basis3Pcs Bathroom Mats Set Christmas and Snowman Pattern Carpet Rug Toilet Cover Bath Non-Slip Mat,” 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. 5Pcs Dog Bone Cookie Cutters Plastic Biscuit Cutters Dessert Cupcake DIY Decorating Plastic Cutter 05032049It 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. Storage Shelf Bathroom Shelves Rack White Wall Mount Bathroom Storage Free Nailing Drain Plastic, 2 Sizes Home Stand (color Quantity2, Size 21.8x10.2x10.5cm)The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Caroline's Treasures Winter Holiday Afghan Hound Floor Mat, BB1740RUG, Multicolor, 19 x 27 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. FHEAL 8pcs Set Flower Shape Stainless Steel Tea Coffee Spoon Ice Cream Sugar Flatware Sliver gold Black Tableware Kitchen Tools BlackIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading