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February 9, 2016 U.N. group agrees to first CO2 emission standards for aircraftSource: Reuters
Global aviation experts agreed on Monday to the world's first carbon dioxide emissions standards for new and existing aircraft programs, in a deal that environmental groups said does not go far enough.
February 9, 2016 Kenya threatens to pull out of Rio Olympics over Zika threat
Rediff India Abroad - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising pregnant women or those considering becoming pregnant to avoid travel to places with Zika outbreaks. > 1862
KXLO-KLCM - Campbell is the first major food maker to make a break with the multi-year campaign of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) to defeat state-level GMO labeling initiatives and promote voluntary labeling...
February 9, 2016 Groups push for integrated approach
Agri-View - ROME- Infectious animal-borne disease threats are likely to flare up or emerge in the near future, says Juan Lubroth, chief veterinarian for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. To better...
February 9, 2016 Chipotle urges workers to stay home if they're sickSource: Denver Post
Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food safety procedures.
February 9, 2016 Stocks trim losses, Dow halves 400-point diveSource: USA Today
Wall Street endured another dramatic day as the Dow more than halved a 400-point drop amid a fresh slide in oil prices below the key $30 per barrel mark and continued fears about slowing global growth.
February 9, 2016 World markets in turmoil for a second day
The Guardian - Panic hit global stock markets for a second day as shares plunged in Asia and Europe on fears that the global economy is heading for recession
Source: Tampa Bay Review
A new study has challenged the assumption of the positive impact of planting trees on climate change. In most cases, we all have learned that growing more trees would help reduce climate change, but growing the “wrong tree”...
February 8, 2016 VW Plans to Make U.S. Diesel Owners an Offer They Can't RefuseSource: Fortune
Volkswagen will offer generous compensation packages to the roughly 600,000 U.S. owners of diesel vehicles whose emissions are over the legal limit, the head of its claims fund told a German paper.
February 8, 2016 Are Processed Foods Getting a Bad Rap'
US News Health - Raw milk can contain dangerous pathogens that can cause foodborne illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the consumption of unpasteurized milk is 150 times more likely to cause you...
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