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2010-04-11 08:28:21

Two notorious Great Lakes invaders—the zebra mussel and the round goby—now play a central role in transferring toxic chemicals called PCBs up the food chain and into Saginaw Bay walleyes, one of that region's most popular sport fish.

2010-04-02 05:00:00

FLEETWOOD, Pa., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

2010-03-19 11:13:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in product safety testing and certification, announced today that Microtek Laboratories, a provider of engineering and testing services, has signed a Preferred Partner Agreement with UL.

2010-03-17 16:28:01

The Inner Harbour on the Cataraqui River in Kingston, Ont., has mercury levels in sediment more than two times the Canadian government's most severe effect limits, according to a Queen's University study.

2010-03-09 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Schiff Nutrition International, Inc. announced today that its fish oil products fully comply with California's stringent safety requirement regarding PCB contamination.

2010-03-04 05:00:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Naturals announced today that the company's products surpass all PCB standards set by California's Proposition 65, the GOED voluntary monograph, and all international standards.

2010-03-03 17:03:00

HOUSTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, is disappointed that plaintiffs in California have filed a lawsuit yesterday against eight dietary supplement brands and retailers.

2010-01-12 15:26:04

University of Iowa researchers have confirmed that sediments of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind., are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

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2009-12-07 10:50:32

An international team of researchers detected low concentrations of these toxic, carcinogenic chlorine compounds in samples taken from America’s highest mountain.

2009-11-16 08:02:21

Small amounts of oil leave a fluorescent sheen on polluted water. Oil sheen is hard to remove, even when the water is aerated with ozone or filtered through sand.


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