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2010-11-30 09:43:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Erik D. Olson, director of the Pew Health Group food programs, issued the following statement commending the U.S. Senate for passing food safety legislation: "We applaud the U.S. Senate's passage of historic bipartisan food safety legislation.

2010-10-29 08:43:00

Underwritten by American Clinical Laboratory Association and its Educational Arm Results for Life WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-09-17 09:35:00

As one Senator pushed Congress to ensure funding of stem cell research, scientists were left lamenting how the back-and-forth legal wrangling over the issue has delayed their research and left lab workers confused and frustrated.

2010-09-17 08:20:00

"Lab testing is backbone of prevention," says Results for Life, Summit Underwriter WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen.

2010-09-13 18:13:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced a $10 million grant to fund a new Framework of Action to eliminate the worst forms of child labor in the cocoa industry in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire.

2010-09-13 15:50:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new and historic partnership between the global chocolate and cocoa industry, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin and U.S.

2010-05-25 15:45:00

Measure preserves, fully implements DSHEA WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Natural Products Association (NPA) offered its support of the Dietary Supplement Full Implementation and Enforcement Act of 2010, legislation that would provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with additional resources to enforce the strong, existing laws governing supplements, while also holding FDA accountable for their activities with the added resources.

2010-05-20 17:15:00

JULIAN, W. Va., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) issued the following statement today: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) Don L. Blankenship, Chairman & CEO said, "We are pleased that Sen.

2010-03-24 07:10:00

A little-known provision in the recently passed health care reform bill will require restaurant chains to display caloric content of their food offerings on menus and outside of drive-thru windows.

2010-03-11 16:18:00

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials at the Natural Products Association (NPA), the leading U.S. trade organization for manufacturers, retailers and distributors of natural products, are "pleased" with the recent agreement between industry proponents Sens.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.