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Finland said Microsoft Corp. (MSFT:US) has an obligation to ensure that workers in the Nordic country affected by its mass job cuts are offered adequate support to prevent further shocks to its labor market. The U.S....
July 18, 2014 UN Body Unveils New Food Safety StandardsSource: RTT News
The United Nations body responsible for setting food safety standards has adopted guidelines to protect consumers worldwide, including setting out maximum levels of lead in infant formula and arsenic in rice.
Farm And Ranch Guide - WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 â The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî (FSIS) today is proposing to require that all makers of raw ground beef...
July 18, 2014 Germany Proposes Seven-Year Fracking BanSource: Environmental Working Group
Environmentalists in Germany have more to celebrate this week than a World Cup championship title. German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks, in conjunction with Sigmar Gabriel, Vice Chancellor and Minister for Economic...
July 18, 2014 Reform Update: Insurers, providers may need to work harder to educate ACA's newly coverSource: Modern Healthcare
Millions of Americans gained health insurance coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act this year, but the influx apparently has not yet translated into patients packing doctors' offices. That may reflect a...
AUTO WORLD NEWS - Called the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî, the environmental group's proposal would cap carbon emissions produced by power plants in nine states from Maryland to Maine, the Associated Press...
July 18, 2014 BitRegulation! NY plans new rules for virtual currenciesSource: CNBC
The State of New York is weighing a raft of new rules to regulate bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the state's financial regulators announced on Thursday, proposing to issue a "BitLicense" that would protect consumers,...
July 18, 2014 FedEx Indicted for Shipping Drugs for Online PharmaciesSource: Bloomberg
FedEx Corp. (FDX:US) was accused in a federal indictment of delivering prescription pain pills, sedatives, anti-anxiety drugs and other controlled substances for illegal Internet pharmacies.
Stymied by Congress in passing a multiyear solution for transportation funding, President Barack Obama is looking to private-sector companies to help fix roads. Speaking beside a project to repair a closed interstate highway...
July 17, 2014 Lew: cyberattacks aim to disrupt U.S. financial systemSource: Reuters
The hundreds of cyberattacks against U.S. banks and other institutions in recent years represent a targeted attempt to more broadly disrupt the U.S. financial system, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Wednesday. In remarks on...
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