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March 27, 2014 CDC releases Salmonella 'atlas'
MeatPoultry.com - The Atlas of Salmonella in the United States, 1968-2011 summarizes 42 years of confirmed ... Salmonella causes an estimated 1.2 million illnesses annually in the US, resulting in more than 23,000...
March 26, 2014 Senate Report: Target Could Have Prevented Massive HackSource: National Journal
Senate investigators accused Target on Tuesday of making serious missteps that allowed hackers to steal millions of credit card numbers from its system. Target "missed a number of opportunities… to stop the attackers and prevent...
March 25, 2014 PepsiCo's First Water Report Sets the Bar for Stewardship
GreenBiz - PepsiCo offered a detailed glimpse of its efforts today with the launch of its inaugural water report, which also coincides with îStockholm International Water Instituteî's World Water Week taking place...
March 25, 2014 Dissent among scientists over key climate impact reportSource: BBC News
Senior scientists and government officials are meeting in Japan to agree a critical report on the impact of global warming. Leaked documents speak of significant effects on economies, food supplies and security. But some...
Source: Food Safety News
An international conservation organization working to protect the world’s oceans is out with a report naming the nine dirtiest U.S. fisheries. The report says the equivalent of 1 billion seafood meals per year are being thrown...
March 21, 2014 Americans Again Pick Environment Over Economic GrowthSource: Gallup
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans are more likely to say protection of the environment should be given priority, even at the risk of curbing economic growth. Since 2009, during the economic downturn, Americans generally prioritized...
March 20, 2014 Leaked IPCC report links climate change to global food scare
Science Recorder - The new IPCC report intends to highlight the social effects of climate change, with the draft suggesting a decline ... which can potentially increase malnourishment among the population, with children being...
March 20, 2014 10 most dangerous places to work
Rediff India Abroad - The country also lacks safe drinking water and has extremely poor sanitation. The economy of South Sudan is one of the world's weakest and most underdeveloped with the country having little infrastructure,...
March 19, 2014 Roche-backed study finds Tamiflu saved lives in flu pandemicSource: Reuters
Using Roche's medicine Tamiflu saved lives during the H1N1 swine flu pandemic four years ago, according to a new scientific study published on Wednesday. The pooled analysis of data, involving more than 29,000 patients from 38...
March 18, 2014 Climate Change Could Cause the Next Great FamineSource: Time
A new study finds that as the planet warms, yields for important staple crops like wheat could decline sharply.
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