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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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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. Women's shoes Winter Solid Round Toe Thick Heel Short Boots Europe Style BootsIt was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
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