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Wine Packaging: Bag-in-box, Plastic Bottles, Cork Comeback?
..., at this year's Vinexpo, the world?s biggest wine trade
show. BIBs, introduced in France in the 1980s, were largely ignored until recently when sales grew as buyers switched from older non-airtight "cubies", which once opened had to be transferred to bottles at home or drunk as soon as possible. New-age B...
WTC Neighborhood Residents Misled on Extent of Contamination
... the administrations environmental response to the trade
center disaster since Democrats took control of Congress. Christie Whitman, the agencys administrator in 2001, is expected to testify at a committee hearing in the House on Monday about her handling of the disaster and the way she communicated the le...
Challenges in Entecavir Drug Treatment
... by Bristol-Myers Squibb and is marketed under the trade
name Baraclude. The research team was led by Chloe Thio and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Robert Siliciano, both at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The analyses reported in the paper were performed by lead authors Mo...
Go for Russia, Not China, Wine Experts Say
...ndians have been feted at this year's Vinexpo wine trade
show, the worlds largest, there are those attending the two-yearly event who warn against both in preference to Russia. "The margins in China are not there. It is not ready to buy at the price point where wine producers will make money," said David...
China to Curtail Organ Sale
...ing doctors and hospitals involved in human organ trade
. This move comes amidst widespread criticisms of...an, which prohibits sale of human organs. Organ trade
today is a global issue. The backlash of unrelated transplants has resulted in many counties making ...
Jon Bon Jovi Wouldn't 'trade His Wife In' for Anything!
...int', and that he's 'had his lapses'. "I wouldn't trade
her in for anything," the Daily Mail quoted him, as saying. "The fact that she's independent and isn't needy or possessive helps and she is just a very strong woman (being a karate instructor can't harm). "I've been cognisant of the fact that rela...
Wine Woos World as Trade Fair Opens
.... Although Vinexpo is in name a wine and spirits trade
fair, spirits only take up about 12 percent of exh...hat Vinexpo's service orientation was behind other trade
shows such as Germany's Prowein and London's International Wine and Spirits Fair. Another hangover...
Australia is Shamed by an Inquiry Report on Child Sexual Abuse in Aboriginal Communities
...f Aboriginal girls engaged in rampant informal sex trade
with non-Aboriginal workers from a mining company for alcohol, cash and other goods in exchange for sex. In at least three other cases, the inquiry was told that young Aboriginal girls traded sex for drugs. In one community children as young as six...
Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin
...forever by the addiction potential of OxyContin, a trade
name for a long-acting form of the painkiller oxycodone. OxyContin is a powerful, long-acting narcotic that provides relief of serious pain for up to 12 hours. Initially, Purdue Pharma contended that OxyContin, because of its time-release formu...
'Sweet Herb' may Be Green Gold for Paraguay
...d plans to make a stevia-based sweetener under the trade
name Rebiana. And even though the herb is not ye...onzalez, head of the stevia chamber of commerce, a trade
group of producers under the aegis of Paraguay's ministry of industry. The market for stevia has g...
Worms are Killing the Planet
...st heaps but over the past decade or so a thriving trade
has grown up in domestic wormeries which enable people with space as limited as a balcony to compost their kitchen waste. Domestic wormeries are dustbin-sized boxes formed from several trays, with names such as Can-O-Worms; into which reared worms ...
Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns
...ease previously secret industry documents, dispand trade
groups, and pay the states an estimated 206 billion dollars. The tobacco companies also agreed to finance a 1.5 billion dollars public anti-smoking campaign. States attorney generals continue to enforce the provisions of the agreement, Ibrahim said...
Anti-smoking Drug Could Help Treat Alcoholism: Study
...rs tested the impact of varenicline -- know by its trade
names Chantix in the United States and Champix in Europe -- on laboratory rats which had consumed high amounts of ethanol over a long period. Rats were trained to drink ethanol in consistent amounts over five months before they were given varenicli...
Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest
Some 2,200 trade
unionists demonstrated outside the seat of the Polish government Friday in support of hundreds of nurses who have pitched camp in front of the building in a two-week pay protest. The demonstrators, including railway workers and miners from Poland'...
Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission
...ions, while Schwarzenegger has advocated a cap and trade
approach, in which limits are set on emissions but businesses can exceed the limits by purchasing credits from others that have stayed under the cap. She said both approaches were needed. Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuez (D-Los Angeles), the author of ...
Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis
...by the Physician Insurer Association of America, a trade
association of medical malpractice insurance companies. Together, these companies insure approximately 60% of all private practicing physicians and surgeons in the United States. "While I don't want to minimize the horror of being sued, the numbers...
EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform
...ve a cool reaction to the proposals, the CEEV wine trade
association welcomed the reform. "If we wish to remain world leader, we need a market-oriented (approach) allowing the companies and the European wines to be more competitive both in the internal market and in the external markets," said CEEV head ...
China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official
...ucers not to place profits above health. "Global trade
brings a lot of benefits. It also brings risks like this. We cannot be talking about money only. If we do ... the economy and the people will suffer."...
Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030
...t year and accounted for 10.7 percent of the world trade
in cigarettes, or about 600 billion out of the est...revent smoking have also been undermined by a huge trade
in cheap smuggled cigarettes. "The price is down so people consume more, which is bad for people's...
Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks
...ad of the WHO's Tobacco Free Initiative, said free trade
deals were also bringing down tobacco prices in ma...and contributing to a rise in consumption. "With trade
opening, low and middle-low income people are increasing tobacco consumption as more competition is ...
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