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It is said that beer is the drink of the people, the humblest drink that nevertheless does not escape fashion. Its consumption is globally standardized with its own culture depending on the country or the variety we are talking about, and perhaps that is why we are attracted to discover what beers are drunk in different corners of the world.

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The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) has confirmed that canned tuna cans immobilized following an alert activated on August 9 have tested positive for the presence of botulinum toxin, which causes botulism. It is a batch of tuna in sunflower oil of the DIA brand, distributed in nine autonomous communities and withdrawn from its sale on a preventive basis from day 10.

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The local Vitoria police have caught a 64-year-old man who transported fresh fish in a dog trailer, without any type of refrigeration, which was then sold at a market stall. As explained by the City Council of the Basque city, the local police suspected that the owner of the trailer could be transporting food without proper hygiene measures since it had already been detected several times parking in the loading and unloading area of ​​the Ensanche market, located in the vitoriano district of Coronación.

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White Claw, a sparkling water flavored with cherry, lime or mango, with 5º of alcohol, is sweeping the United States market. The drink, which was released in 2016, is sold out in supermarkets and bars, and has become a viral phenomenon among the least expected public: young white people recently arrived at the university, party lovers and, until very recently , to end up unconscious drinking beer and Jägermeister.

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The news continues around the Listeria outbreak detected in the meat mecha of the brand La Mechá, which is on its way to becoming a food crisis of national scope. Although the vast majority of the meatloaf was distributed in Andalusia, yesterday we learned that some of the contaminated pieces had arrived in Extremadura - where the first cases have already been confirmed - and Madrid.

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Doubts are growing around the management of the Junta de Andalucía of the recent outbreak of listeriosis due to the intake of meatloaf, which already affects 80 people, 56 of whom have been admitted - according to the latest data provided today in a press conference by the Ministry of Health and Families. The Board has confirmed that fifteen pregnant women are being monitored in case they suffer from this poisoning, which can be lethal for children and mothers.

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A 90-year-old woman has been the first confirmed fatality of the listeriosis outbreak announced Friday in Andalusia, but it could have started much earlier without the alarm being given. José Miguel Cisneros, director of the infectious unit of the Virgen del Rocío hospital in Seville, where most of those affected are admitted, has confirmed the death at a press conference.

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A total of 46 people remain admitted, four of them in the ICU, for the outbreak of listeriosis caused by the consumption of shredded meat of the brand La Mechá, whose withdrawal was reported last Thursday by the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía . The Board has confirmed 71 cases for this outbreak, 57 in Seville, three in Malaga, five in Huelva, three in Granada and the remaining three in Cádiz, according to a statement from this department.

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