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Pa.’s carbon fee for power plants is ready to be enacted, but legislative agency says it can’t yet   
December 06, 2021
Source: Pennsylvania Capital-Star - Final approval may be delayed until early January due to a technical dispute between Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration and the legislative agency that circulates new laws and regulations.
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Ham, Pepperoni Products Recalled Due To Possible Listeria Contamination   
December 06, 2021
Source: The Daily Voice - A company has recalled more than 234,000 pounds of cooked ham and pepperoni products because they might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.Alexander & Hornung notified the United States Department of...
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Soil Degradation Is Undermining Food Security In The Caribbean   
December 06, 2021
Source: Forbes - Curbing soil degradation is critical to the food security and ecological sustainability of the Caribbean— yet unsustainable land management practices, coupled with the pressures of climate change continue to impact soil...
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Maine CDC director underscores importance of accessible rapid COVID testing   
December 05, 2021
Source: Cape and Islands NPR - NPR's David Folkenflik talks with Dr. Nirav Shah, director of Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about President Biden's new plans for COVID-19 testing as the omicron variant spreads.
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Maine sees 876 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths   
December 05, 2021
Source: foxbangor - The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Saturday that another 876 cases of COVID-19 have been reported around the state and that four more Mainers have died after contracting the illness,
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We’re drowning in a sea of salt. The FDA says we have to help save ourselves   
December 05, 2021
Source: KESQ News - who directs the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Until government and manufacturer actions coincide to create products with less salt — and make it easier to find salt in ...
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students vaccination   
December 04, 2021
Source: The Libya Observer - The Director of the Vaccinations Department at the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Abdulbasit Asmiou, said that the vaccination campaign for students targets the age group from 12 to 17 years old.
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Owings Mills Man, 23, Charged For Selling Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Cards On Social Media   
December 04, 2021
Source: CBS Local on MSN.com - A 23-year-old Owings Mills man faces federal charges for distributing fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, according to the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland. Amar Salim Shabazz faces up to 20 years in prison...
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Maine doesn’t count at-home COVID tests in official case counts. But that’s OK, the agency says.   
December 04, 2021
Source: Sun Journal - The public health benefit at-home rapid tests provide for Mainers outweighs any potential undercounting of cases, a spokesperson for the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
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FSIS Recall Release 045-2021 - Failure to Present   
December 04, 2021
Source: Associated Press - Congressional and Public Affairs Bailey McWilliams (202) 720-9113 FSISpress@usda.gov FSIS-RC-045-2021: ERIE MEAT PRODUCTS LTD REC
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