Dueling Produce Safety Standards Highlight Void Left by Lack of FDA Regulation
...ing the growing, harvesting and packing of fresh fruits and vegetables.
In 2007, in the wake of the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 associated with bagged
spinach, the FDA unsuccessfully sought permission from the Bush administration to develop mandatory produce-safety standards.
"It's not a surpris...
Video: CVS/pharmacy Pays Tribute to Caregivers and Announces Winners of the 'For All the Ways You Care' Contest
...n-profit agencies including churches, shelters, U.S. veterans, sober houses, the Urban League, food banks and food pantries. Tony has been handing out bagged
sandwiches to the poor and homeless in Las Vegas since he was a teenager. Although he works full-time at Homeless Helpers each week, he pays himself n...
Maggots as Good as Gel in Leg Ulcer Treatments
...py, researchers studied 267 patients with at least one leg ulcer with dead tissue. The patients were randomly selected to receive either loose larvae, bagged
larvae or hydrogel and were monitored for up to one year.
Compared to hydrogel, larval therapy significantly reduced the time to debridement, but t...
NxStage(R) Achieves Milestone with 3,000 End-Stage Renal Disease Patients Receiving Daily Home Hemodialysis Therapy
regular tap water, helping to make daily home hemodialysis even more
practical and accessible to patients. The PureFlow SL eliminates the need
dialysate in the home, while still allowing patients to use
bagged fluids when they travel.
About NxStage Medical
NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ...
U.S. Food Safety: A Grocery List of Tainted Products
... and a half, the list of tainted foods has become as varied as it is long.
And the impact on people is stark:
An E. coli bacteria outbreak in bagged
fresh spinach grown in California by Natural Selections killed three people and sickened more than 200 others in 26 states and Canada.
Glory Foods Receives Heart Healthy Certification
...Glory Foods offers a full-line of products including seasoned
canned vegetables and side dishes, frozen savory entrees and side dishes,
and fresh-cut, bagged
vegetables. Glory Foods' products are available in
grocery stores nationwide.
Nadine Coyle Voted Celeb With Hottest Pair of Legs in Showbiz
...ports The Sun.
The English all-girl group member beat other long-legged ladies to land the top slot.
American R and B singer Beyonce Knowles bagged
the second place while troubled pop star Britney Spears landed the third position.
Aussie sisters Dannii and Kylie Minogue stood fourth and fifth...
IIT-Kharagpur the Leading Technology College in India: Survey
...ta Corporation (IDC), a US-headquartered research firm, the seven IITs have bagged
the top seven positions. IIT-Kharagpur climbed two places to the first slot... year.
While Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, bagged
the ninth spot, Institute of Technology of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) w...
Underwood, Eubanks Voted 'World's Sexiest Vegetarians' by PETA
... not new to the title, for she won the tag in 2005 as well.
However, the award is new to the for NBC's 'Tonight Show' band leader Eubanks, who bagged
votes due to his show's host Jay Leno, who urged people to vote for the 49-year-old and 'bring honour' to the show.
The runners-up of the titl...
Indian Doctor Based in California Bags NECO Award
... A California-based Keralite doctor has bagged
this year's Ellis Island Medal of Honor, established by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organisations (NECO) in the US .
Jacob Eapen, who wil...
Aging gracefully requires taking out the trash
...assembly of specialized vesicles called autophagosomes. These vesicles surround or engulf damaged cellular proteins or structures and then traffic the bagged
garbage to a second group of vesicles, which disposes of the trash with the help of digestive enzymes. This process can be enhanced when animals are p...
Study on toxin that tainted spinach reveals treatment possibility
...on that could lead to more effective treatments for humans who fall victim to it.
The toxin, known as Shiga toxin, is the same one found last year in bagged
spinach that was implicated in the deaths of five people and illnesses involving hundreds more.
The UB research on Shiga Toxin Toxicity and Resistanc...