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October 20, 2014 China to punish carmakers who fail to meet fuel targets in 2015Source: Reuters
China said on Thursday it would punish carmakers by restricting their production and publicly naming them if they fail to meet fuel consumption requirements on passenger vehicles set for 2015.
October 20, 2014 FDA seeks to mesh public and private food safety accountabilitySource: The Packer
ANAHEIM, Calif.- The last word on food safety regulations for the produce industry won’t be written next year, even though the Food and Drug and Administration has committed to publish final versions of the produce safety and...
The Christian Science Monitor - Instead, it's more helpful to be a part of the solution. For example, a report by the Joint îUnited Nationsî Program on HIV/AIDS found that a Reagan-era travel ban on people with AIDS...
October 20, 2014 Fed Chief Janet Yellen: Income Inequality 'Greatly Concerns' MeSource: NBC News
Is the growing wealth gap un-American? That's a question raised by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen in a speech Friday in which she said income inequality "greatly" concerns her.
U.S. regulators brought their first-ever manipulation case against a high-frequency trading firm on Thursday, saying it used a computer algorithm to affect closing prices through a series of rapid-fire trades.
At a recent roundtable hosted by the Guardian, experts from industry, research and academia discussed how to make the food system more sustainable. Here are 10 things we learned
October 17, 2014 Bank of England chief economist says interest rates likely to stay low until after mid-2015Source: Fox Business
LONDON – The Bank of England's chief economist is signaling that interest rates could remain at record lows for longer than he predicted even three months ago.
October 16, 2014 North Carolina Firm Recalls Nearly 150 Food Products for Potential Listeria ContaminationSource: Food Safeth News
SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro, NC, is recalling numerous food products sold under several brands because of the potential of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall includes the food services firm’s SunBurst, Fresh...
October 16, 2014 Water contamination from Scotchgard chemical worries EPASource: ExamHealth
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is still concerned about a chemical that used to be an ingredient in Scotchgard and has been removed. It is contaminating water, and a recent study reveals it is showing up in freshwater...
October 9, 2014 Obama Had Security Fears on JPMorgan Data BreachSource: NY Times
President Obama and his top national security advisers began receiving periodic briefings on the huge cyberattack at JPMorgan Chase and other financial institutions this summer, part of a new effort to keep security officials as...
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