Public Sector
UNDP awards grants to support women focused initiatives in Ghana   
(Sunday - December 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Ghanaweb.com - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) awarded US$150,000 (GHS820,000) grants to five organizations with women focused initiatives, on behalf of...
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Recall: 86 Tons of Chicken Fried Rice; May Have Plastic Bits   
(Sunday - December 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: U.S. News & World Report - This photo provided by the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture shows the packaging “Ajinomoto Yakitori Chicken With Japanese-Style Fried Rice.” A Mississippi company is...
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Gift card scammers: Tiny NH police department takes on international crime ring — and wins   
(Sunday - December 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : National Association of Attorneys General
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader - Best Buy has been proactive about gift-card fraud, posting warning signs in their stores, and teaming up with AARP and the National Association of Attorneys General on a public awareness campaign. Best Buy spokesman Claire Larson...
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US meat producers demand clearer food labelling   
(Sunday - December 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: Meat - The United States Cattlemen's Association (USCA) submitted a petition in October for rulemaking to USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service requesting the use of certain labelling claims, such as ‘Product of USA’,...
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USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Chooses 3M for E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria Testing   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: MarketWatch - 3M Food Safety has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) for pathogen detection instruments and kits. The award makes the 3M™ Molecular Detection...
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Ballistics Team Scans Bullets that Killed JFK   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: Manufacturing - In the name of preserving history, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used advanced imaging to create digital replicas of the bullets that killed President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22,...
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Pa. Bills Would Require OK Of Gov.'s Carbon Tax Agreement   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Source: Law360 - Tom Wolf instructing the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to join 10 other states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a cap-and-trade program, without legislative authorization. New Jersey will...
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NIST official says post-quantum environment still years away   
(Saturday - December 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: Federal Computer Week - Despite recent industry claims of quantum supremacy, an official from the National Institute of Standards and Technology said there's no near-term danger that modern tools will be able break current encryption methods. NIST is...
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Wasa, World bank: Water supply and sewerage project to be launched   
(Friday - December 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Bank “Water”
Source: The Express Tribune - FAISALABAD: The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) in collaboration with the World Bank (WB) is launching a potable water supply and sewerage project for the areas of the city that lack the facility. Wasa Managing Director Syed...
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More E. coli cases connected to romaine lettuce in NJ   
(Friday - December 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: WKXW - coli outbreak involving romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas, California growing region. The CDC the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a warning in November against consuming any...
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