Public Sector
General Mills Recalls Gold Medal Flour for Possible Salmonella Risk   
January 25, 2019 Associated Profiles : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: YAHOO! - Not even our precious baked goods are safe from foodborne illness, it seems. This week ... president of General Mills Meals and Baking Division, said in the statement. "This recall does not involve any other flour products." Eggs...
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Attorney General Tim Fox announces run for Montana governor   
January 25, 2019 Associated Profiles : National Association of Attorneys General
Source: Independent Record - He and his wife Karen have four children and six grandchildren. He is also president-elect of the National Association of Attorneys General. This story will be updated.
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New Jersey looks to rejoin RGGI to tackle greenhouse gas emissions   
January 25, 2019 Associated Profiles : Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
Source: WHYY - The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative — known as “Reggie” — puts a cap on a participating state’s carbon emissions from fossil fuel-fired electric power plants with a capacity of 25 megawatts or...
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Electronic Devices Outnumber Humans & Trigger a Surge in E-Waste   
January 24, 2019 Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Inter Press Service - The Nigerian government, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and UNEP have jointly announced a $2.0 million dollar investment to kick off the formal e-waste recycling industry in Nigeria. The new investment will leverage over...
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Electronic waste RAM-ming landfills worth $62bn   
January 24, 2019 Associated Profiles : Global Environment Facility
Source: Energy Live News - In a move to combat the problem, the Nigerian government, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and UN Environment have joined Dell, HP, Microsoft and Philips to launch a $15 million (£11.5bn) investment to create a formal...
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Political Notebook: CA appeal court vacancy offers Newsom historic LGBT pick   
January 24, 2019 Associated Profiles : National Association of Attorneys General
Source: Bay Area Reporter - In 2007, Schwartz was a Supreme Court fellow at the National Association of Attorneys General. Before joining the public sector, she was an associate at Munger, Tolles, and Olson LLP from 2000 to 2003 and at Debevoise and...
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Perdue Recalled More Than 68,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets   
January 24, 2019 Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: YAHOO! - Approximately 68,244 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products have been recalled by Perdue due to potential wood contamination, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Thursday. Three consumers reported...
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Reducing cybersecurity risk and protecting members during the government shutdown   
January 24, 2019 Associated Profiles : National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: CUInsight - This includes many Department of Homeland Security and National Institute of Standards and Technology resources that would normally be watching the bad guys. This gap in defensive monitoring is practically an invitation for cyber...
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Restaurant adventures aren't a fast route to foodborne illness   
January 24, 2019 Associated Profiles : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: The Post and Courier - And I’d just judged a contest for producers of country ham, which the U.S. Department ... sort out the foodborne illness trifecta. Nor could they be certain that I was felled by a bad egg, contaminated milk or slice of ham ...
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Innovative materials design center receives $25 million grant   
January 24, 2019 Associated Profiles : National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: UChicago News - The National Institute of Standards and Technology granted the multi-institutional, Chicago-based center an additional $25 million over the next five years. CHiMaD is hosted by Northwestern University, with additional partners...
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