Public Sector
Central Africa: Six Countries, One Forest, One Future   
March 24, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - The Congo Basin Sustainable Landscapes Program is part of the Global Environment Facility's Sustainable Forest Management Impact Program, which aims to transform the course of development and ...
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‘Overpopulation, urbanisation impact water security’   
March 24, 2019
Source: The Express Tribune - World Bank Water Resources Specialist Basharat Saeed, while highlighting issues of water access, said that the government claim that 90% of Pakistanis have access to water is technically incorrect.
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FDA's Voluntary Plant Biotechnology Consultation Program Eases Pathway to Marketplace   
March 23, 2019
Source: Fda.gov - Susan Mayne, Ph.D., is the Director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Advancements in the field of plant biotechnology are bringing dynamic new food products to the marketplace. These foods help meet...
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Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips after metal contamination   
March 23, 2019
Source: WKRG - (WTNH) -- Approximately 69,093 pounds of Tyson Chicken Strips products have been recalled by the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service due to "foreign matter contamination, specifically...
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FDA Promotes Programs for Safe Use of Biotechnology   
March 23, 2019
Source: The National Law Review - Drs. Susan Mayne, head of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), and Dennis Keefe (head of CFSAN’s Office of Food Additive Safety) published a post on...
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Interim Melamine and Analogues Safety/Risk Assessment - Peer Review Report   
March 23, 2019
Source: Fda.gov - We greatly appreciate the peer reviewers' comments and suggestions, as well as their willingness to provide them on a very tight deadline. The reviewers' responses to the specific charge questions are provided below without...
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Tyson recalls more than 69,000 pounds of chicken strips   
March 23, 2019
Source: WTVR-TV - ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may contain pieces of metal according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service. The frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip ...
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GloFouling project kicks off to protect marine biodiversity   
March 23, 2019
Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - The project is a collaboration between the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and IMO. Representatives from 12 lead partnering countries, four regional organizations, IOC-UNESCO,...
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Tyson Is Recalling These Chicken Strip Products Because They May Be Contaminated With Pieces Of Metal   
March 23, 2019
Source: Romper - In a press release from the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, the agency announced that "approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products" could potentially have bits of metal mixed in. The...
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Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of March 18   
March 23, 2019
Source: Slate - Due to an editing error, a March 20 Future Tense Newsletter incorrectly stated that the National Institute of Standards and Technology has been using nonconsensually obtained images to train its ...
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