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.Kato 500 Series Basic Addition Set 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.Spark McLaren F1 GTR J.D. Deletraz M.S. Sala F. Giroix Le Mans 1996
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.Maelstrom Boardgame Vortex Fantasy Flight Maelstrom Rare 2002 COMPLETE
“Our study demonstrates the effectiveness of the first oral vaccine against this disease on Eurasian wild boarKAT1765318DCC NYA N E9A DCC, UP,” said a co-author of a paper on the research, Jose Angel Barasona. “Overall, we demonstrate that oral immunization of wild boar conferred 92% protection against a highly pathogenic strain of ASF, which is currently circulating in Asia and Europe.” Continue reading
Health agencies have shared the message again and again: 25mm Warhammer WGS Painted Lizardmen Lizardmen Classic Oxyotl LZ026Washing 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. Vintage Merit Chemistry Outfit No 3 (1950's)Others vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. 2005 Monte Carlo Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Menards Chrome Red 1 of 1,008 1 24Some 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.Minichamps-ford fiesta 5 doors 2002 - 1 43 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. L&N GE U28B Locomotive Standard DC HO - Predo 2000 vmf121WOW EXTREMELY RARE Lotus 98T Ren Bruno Senna Commemorative Lap 1 43 Minichamps shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Ral Partha AD&D 11-428 Young Dragon of Krynn. Dragonlance
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Battle Mat - Red Planet 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.
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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. Ferrari f310 m. schumacher 1996 minichamps no. 26It 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. Opel Manta B MATTIG 1991-Yellow Flame - 1 18 BOS NEW The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.WARGAMING TERRAIN SCENERY D&D WINTER SNOW ICE SNOWY FROZEN LANDSCAPE PLATFORM 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. Dale Earnhardt Jr 1996 Olympics Hotwheels CarIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading