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.Busch-Jaeger 0264 11 Communication Adapter 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.Busch-Jaeger 1724 74 Cover Frame
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.Busch-Jaeger 2068 14-84 5 Lichtrichtungen Infolicht Lichtmodul
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Busch-Jaeger Frame Triple 1723 – 184Washing 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. Butt Hinge Door Gate BBZP Zinc Plated Steel 100mm 4 Inch + Screws 10 PairsOthers vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. Bwt Élément Filtrant de Rechange size 1 à Diago WF 18 Avanti 90 3 4 -1 1 4Some 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.Byron B305 50m Drahtlose Turklingel Mit Plug In Gong, 50m 2 Melodie 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
Cabinet Drawer Door Lab Tag Label Pull Frame Handle File Name Card Holder 4colorEach 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.CABINET KNOBS - HINGES - PULLS - Various - Brass, Copper, Vintage-Look, Wood 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.Cable Reel 12M 4G 13A bluee - Lct1213 4Bl 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. Caesar Aextra 20MM Maison Creme 60x60 cm ACEU Steinoptik Fliesen ItalienAlfer Device Holder Broom Universal Hook Wall Hook Leiterhaken Aluminum shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Caesar Anima Graphite Lappato 30x60 cm ACMQ effetto Marmo Pavimento Piastrelle
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Caesar Autore Giudecca 60x60 cm ADWW Tiles Ceramic Stone Italian 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. Caesar Gate Downtown 15x75 cm AA6B effetto Cemento Pavimento PiastrelleIt 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. Caesar Layers Cold03 60x120 cm ADAL Tiles Ceramic Marble ItalianThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Caesar One Cement 20 mm 40x120 cm ADO6 effetto Marmo Pavimento Piastrelle 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. Caesar One Mud Grip 60x60 cm AB3F Tiles Ceramic Concrete ItalianIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading