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.DIECAST MASTER DM85224 CAT D7E VOIE-TYPE TRACT 50 MODÈLE DIE CAST MODEL 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.Diecast Masters 1 50 CAT Caterpillar MD-6250 redary Blasthole Drill 85581 MIB
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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Diecast Masters 85552 CAT Caterpillar 24 Grader Motorgrader 1 50 New in Original BoxWashing 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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Digger slider charger 950h caterpillar 1 50emeEach 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.DINKY VOLKSWAGEN 1300 SEDAN-NICE EXAMPLE It’s compiled from data originating from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and provides a snapshot of the U.S. psychoactive drug market.
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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. Dinky 1413 citroen dyane 6 mib 9 in box l @ @ kEdsel Citation Coupe (1958) 1 43 Spark S2960 shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Dinky 164 Vauxhall Cresta Saloon. Cream Maroon. Boxed. Rare. Original 1950's
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Dinky 176 Austin A105, Very Good Condition, Scarce Spun Hub Version 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 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. Dinky 225 Lotus F1 Racing Car Metallic Lime Green & blueee Mint BoxedIt 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. Dinky 25b - Covered Wagon - Cream & RedThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Dinky 292 Atlantean Bus, Superb Condition in Good Original Box 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. Dinky 359 dinky eagle transporter restored to a fairly high standardIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading