According to a new government report, the number of women in the U.S. who are choosing to give birth at home or at a birthing center instead of a hospital has increased by 56% in less than ten years. Out-of-hospital births accounted for 1.36 % of births in the U.S in 2012, up from 1.26 % in 2011
Petaluma, California’s Rancho Feeding Corporation recalled 8,742,700 pounds of meat products in February after the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) determined that the meat came from uninspected, “diseased and unsound” animals. “Thus, the products are adulterated, because they are unsound, unwholesome or otherwise are unfit for human food and must be removed from commerce,” FSIS concluded . The massive recall resulted in Nestlé voluntarily recalling a bunch of it’s Philly Steak & Cheese variety of Hot Pockets .
A recent study conducted by Yale University’s School of Medicine proves that the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval process for testing new drugs is extremely inconsistent. The study, published on January 21 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, exposes the agency’s anxiousness to get new drugs onto the market, many without adequate testing.
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The snipers who shot at protesters and police in Kiev were allegedly hired by Maidan leaders, according to a leaked phone conversation between the EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and Estonian foreign affairs minister, which has emerged online.
A daycare in Ottawa, Canada is not playing around with kids who bring “outside” food to their facility.
Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent March 7, 2014 Tom Wilbanks, senior scientist for the Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) published a report warning about the threat to US infrastructure and the “interconnected web of systems” must be considered when discussing how to deal with climate change.