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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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A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Retro Womens Leather Brogues Wingtip Lace Up Dress Ladies Flats heel SZ shoes 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. ADIDAS SUPERSTAR WHITE IRIDESCENT 3D F99726 UNISEX ALL SIZES NEW BOXEDIt was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
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Biosecurity is best
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