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US health regulator says lead in Maggi within acceptable levels.
Thursday August 13th 2015, 10:00 AM

As a ban continues in India on Nestle's Maggi noodles, the US health regulator USFDA has said its tests have found the lead level in the popular instant food within acceptable levels for US consumers. [News Source]

DuPont and the chemistry of deception.
Wednesday August 12th 2015, 10:00 AM

For years while working for Dupont, Ken Wamsley measured levels of a chemical called C8 in various products. At the time, he wasn't particularly concerned about the stuff. Now he is suffering., For years while working for Dupont, Ken Wamsley measured levels of a chemical called C8 in various products. At the time, he wasn't particularly concerned about the stuff. Now he is suffering. (Part 1 of 3). [News Source]

Two more diseased deer found in Medina County.
Friday August 07th 2015, 10:00 AM

Two more deer have tested positive at the same Medina County ranch where chronic wasting disease was detected in a single deer earlier this year. [News Source]

12 surprising ways to use the cow, without eating a bite.
Thursday July 23rd 2015, 10:00 AM

Heard of the whole hog? How about the whole cow? Using beef production byproducts could turn an environmentally unsound industry into a more sustainable economic source. [News Source]

100,000 tons of smuggled meat, some from 1970s, seized across China.
Wednesday June 24th 2015, 10:00 AM

The chicken wings, beef and pork uncovered in a customs operation in 14 provinces and regions were valued at up to $483 million, and 20 people have been arrested, according to Xinhua, the state news agency. [News Source]

Food fights block EU–US trade deal.
Wednesday June 10th 2015, 10:00 AM

Food safety is a major stumbling block in EU-US talks aimed at creating the world's biggest free trade zone. [News Source]

Inside America’s secretive biolabs.
Friday May 29th 2015, 10:00 AM

A USA TODAY Network investigation reveals that hundreds of lab mistakes, safety violations and near-miss incidents have occurred in biological laboratories coast to coast in recent years, putting scientists, their colleagues and sometimes even the public at risk. [News Source]

The financial case against Australia’s largest coal mine.
Friday May 15th 2015, 10:00 AM

The case against building Australia’s largest coal mine has focused on the threats of runaway climate change and ruin of the Great Barrier Reef. But finances may yet prove the key. [News Source]

World’s worst air spurs Modi’s $25 billion utility clean-up push.
Tuesday May 05th 2015, 10:00 AM

Providing urgency to Modi’s plan is a World Health Organization report that shows India is home to 11 of the top 20 cities on the planet with the worst air quality. [News Source]

India tobacco giant tries short cigarettes as taxes hit demand.
Wednesday April 15th 2015, 10:00 AM

India’s government has raised taxes, required graphic warnings on packages, and barred smoking scenes in films as it seeks to reduce tobacco use and fight related illnesses that kill a million Indians annually. [News Source]