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  • France bans beef on bone
    PARIS- (AP) France is banning T-bone steaks and suspending the use of livestock feed containing meat as part of a series of measures to reduce the possible spread of mad cow disease. Prime Minister Lionel Jospin has said the moratorium on the use of animal-based feeds for ...More
    November 14, 2000 Posted in News
  • Schreiber Foods issues voluntary recall on cheeses
    Food and Drug Administration GREEN BAY, WI - Schreiber Foods, Inc. has issued a voluntary Class 1 recall on certain Colby Jack and Mexican Blend cheese products after receiving notification that a supplier's cheese may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This ...More
    November 14, 2000 Posted in News
  • Best Manufacturing names new territory manager
    MENLO, GA- Best Manufacturing (www.bestglove.com), one of the world's leading providers of hand protection for industrial and medical markets, named Cynthia Heim Smith as its new territory manager for Minnesota, North Dakota and parts of South Dakota and Iowa. "Cynthia is a ...More
    November 13, 2000 Posted in News
  • Duke players spread '98 virus
    Associated Press College football players sick with food poisoning transmitted the virus to the opposing team on the field in the first documented case of its kind in sports, researchers say. The Duke players vomited in the locker room and on the sidelines during the Sept. ...More
    November 13, 2000 Posted in News
  • Honeywell and Air Purification Technologies, LLC, form strategic alliance to provide clear air solutions for critical environments
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, October 26, 2000  Honeywell's (NYSE: HON) Commercial Air Products business has formed a strategic alliance with Air Purifications Technologies, LLC, of Valencia, Calif. The alliance will combine the best of both companies' air cleaning technologies ...More
    November 13, 2000 Posted in News
  • SHEA conducts annual meetings in March
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) will be having its annual meetings in Toronto, Canada, April 1-3, 2001. Prior to the SHEA meetings, Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) is offering an educational symposium titled "Current Issues in Infection ...More
  • Needle stick prevention bill includes new workplace rules
    WASHINGTON--- Each year 600,000 to 800,000 health care workers, including many physicians, are accidentally stuck by contaminated needles or other sharp objects. A bill that recently passed Congress aims to reduce that number. The measure requires employers, such as ...More
    November 10, 2000 Posted in News
  • Death toll in Uganda Ebola outbreak rises to 96
    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - The number of new Ebola cases in Uganda is declining but four more people died in the past 24 hours, bring the death toll from an outbreak of the deadly virus in the East African nation to 96, a health official said Wednesday. "We are almost past the ...More
    November 9, 2000 Posted in News
  • HIV epidemic among homosexuals, drug users probably had different sources
    WESTPORT, CT (Reuters Health) - Epidemiological evidence suggests that the HIV-1 epidemic in homosexuals and intravenous drug users in Western countries originated from different sources. Dr. Carla Kuiken from Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and ...More
    November 9, 2000 Posted in News
  • British doctors find meat linked to cluster of mad cow deaths in UK
    LONDON, England (Reuters) - British doctors investigating a local cluster of "mad cow" deaths in the central English village of Queniborough said on Wednesday that meat appeared to be the common cause of the five fatalities. The inquiry, launched in July to find vital clues ...More
    November 9, 2000 Posted in News