The Spanish nuclear safety regulator, Consejo de Seguridad Nuclear (CSN) informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that an alert was declared at 22:40 UTC on 15 May 2021 at Unit 1 of the Trillo Nuclear Power Plant, about 80 kilometres northeast of Madrid.
In between distant farms and the local grocer, many foods will pass through a checkpoint at a food safety laboratory. From meat and milk products to cereals and condiments, food safety laboratories are at the frontline of protecting public health, ensuring the safety and quality of products before they reach consumers.
A disease once limited to the hot and humid climates of Africa has over the last four years appeared for the first time in various parts of Asia and Europe. Afflicting cattle with a debilitating and sometimes deadly condition, the rapid spread of lumpy skin disease is as mysterious as it is alarming.