Public Sector
AG successfully lobbies student loan discharge for permanently disabled veterans   
August 23, 2019
Source: Pacific News Center - The President was responding to a call made by the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) urging the U.S. Department of Education to take prompt action to satisfy its statutory mandate to discharge the student loans of...
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Tip Top recalls tons of chicken   
August 23, 2019
Source: Marietta Daily Journal - The frozen, diced, and mechanically separated ready to eat chicken was produced on Jan. 21, 2019, at a facility in Rockmart and display “PACK DATE 01/21/19” on the labels, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...
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IBM taking early steps in securing data in the quantum world of tomorrow   
August 23, 2019
Source: Neowin - IBM at the Second Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Conference organized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), announced today that it was going to take a series of steps that will help keep data...
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Standards for Agency AI Development Issued   
August 23, 2019
Source: FEDweek - Federal agencies should “commit to deeper, consistent, long-term engagement” in development of AI technology, under new standards issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The standards come in...
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Sununu rejects RGGI change, warns of 'dramatic' rate hike   
August 23, 2019
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader - CONCORD — Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed legislation that would change what’s done with New Hampshire proceeds from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, warning it would lead to a “dramatic bill increase” for...
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USDA: Washing raw chicken puts you at risk of foodborne illness   
August 23, 2019
Source: WBTV - The U.S. Department of Agriculture ... They say people are putting themselves at risk of illness by doing so. Studies show that washing raw poultry in the sink can lead to cross-contamination, which can allow bacteria to spread...
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Tip Top Poultry, Inc. recalls fully cooked poultry products due to possible contamination   
August 23, 2019
Source: WWLP - According to a news release sent to 22News from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The frozen, diced, and mechanically...
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USDA Report: Washing Raw Poultry Can Be Harmful   
August 23, 2019
Source: WAMC - Washing chicken or poultry before cooking could do more harm than good according to research by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Chicken thighs were spiked with a non-toxic substance...
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Please stop washing your poultry, USDA warns in new study   
August 22, 2019
Source: ABC 10 News - The study conducted by the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service was done in partnership with North Carolina State University and examined how home cooks handle raw meat. It also examined how the handling of raw meat can...
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Washing raw poultry could make you and others sick, USDA says in study   
August 22, 2019
Source: FOX59 News - According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that millions of Americans suffer from foodborne illnesses each year, resulting ...
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