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The anti-vaccination movement is bringing back the measles   
February 22, 2015
- The Daily Evergeen - As of Sunday, there are at least 102 reported cases of measles across 14 states in the U.S., and the head of the îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention said we are likely to see more cases....
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House votes to stay in regional cap-and-trade program, send more proceeds back to ratepayers   
February 22, 2015
- The Republic - Lawmakers voted Wednesday on the bill. New Hampshire is one of nine states participating in the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî, a market-based approach to reducing carbon emissions. New Hampshire...
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Food Recall: Beef Patties Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination   
February 22, 2015
- Patch - About 21,427 pounds of patties are being recalled. A sample of the beef steak tested positive for Listeria, but no sickness from the patties has been reported to the îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî or to...
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Lenovo PCs ship with adware that puts computers at risk   
February 22, 2015
- CIO - In January 2011, the U.S. îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî said that digital signatures based on 1024-bit RSA keys should be disallowed after 2013. Regardless of whether the private RSA key that...
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Consider glucomannan for obesity treatment   
February 21, 2015
- Clinical Advisor - A dietary fiber from the tuberous root of the Amorphophallus konjac plant, 1 glucomannan has multiple dietary functions. Due to its ability to soak up and hold water, the fiber begins to form a gelatinous mass...
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F.D.A. seeks 28% larger food safety budget   
February 21, 2015
- Baking Business - WASHINGTON â The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Feb. 2 proposed a budget of $1,166,636,000 for its food safety programs for fiscal 2016. The budget would include $987,328,000 appropriated by Congress...
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Petit Jean Farm recalling meat products   
February 21, 2015
- Arkansas Online - They products were made without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agricultureâs îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî announced. The problem was discovered after a...
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February 21, 2015
- USDEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY - American workers. Our request proposes appropriations and authorization language to increase the U.S. quota in the IMF and simultaneously reduce, by an equal amount, U.S. participation in the...
 
Advanced Warning and Response Network Enables Live Video Emergency Alerts   
February 21, 2015
- gisuser.com - A 2014 draft report from the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) identified network congestion driven by demand for video as creating a risk of âunintentional denial of...
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Why Some States Want To Legalize Raw Milk Sales   
February 21, 2015
- NPR News - Milk contaminated with these îbacteriaî does not look, smell or taste different from milk that's safe to drink, but it can lead to severe illness. Dr. Robert Tauxe, the deputy director of the...
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