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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?Aldo Wasula-37 Trainer - Size 8 41 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. Nine West Womens Valid Pull On Ankle Bootie shoes, Light Natural Black, US 7.5It 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. Romika Village 240, Mens Open Back Slippers Brown (Mgold 352) 7.5 UKThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.HOGAN shoes BASKETS SNEAKERS HOMME EN DAIM INTERACTIVE blue B7E The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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