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  • Salmonella and the shutdown: CDC furloughs harm public health

    Salmonella and the shutdown: CDC furloughs harm public health
    Food expert Marion Nestle asks whether government-shutdown-mandated furloughs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hampered its response to the salmonella outbreak at Foster Farms. The bacteria traced to three of the firm's California...
  • USDA issues public health alert for some California chicken

    USDA issues public health alert for some California chicken
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a public health alert Monday afternoon, saying it had linked some raw chicken products produced in California to a salmonella outbreak. The agency’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said it had...
  • Salmonella outbreak: 7 ways to protect yourself and your family

    Salmonella outbreak: 7 ways to protect yourself and your family
    A salmonella outbreak has been linked to chicken from three Foster Farms processing facilities in California, sickening nearly 300 people in multiple states and triggering a public health alert. Cooks everywhere should remember the steps to protect...
  • Gunman, an ex-police officer, opens fire at West Virginia courthouse

    Gunman, an ex-police officer, opens fire at West Virginia courthouse
    A gunman armed with an assault-type rifle fired multiple rounds at a federal courthouse in Wheeling, W.Va., on Wednesday, shattering the glass facade of the building before being shot and killed by law enforcement officers, authorities said. The gunman,...
  • Senators urge protection of Hanford whistleblower Tamosaitis

    Senators urge protection of Hanford whistleblower Tamosaitis
    Two U.S. senators angered by the firing of whistle-blower Walter Tamosaitis from the contaminated Hanford, Wash., nuclear site sharply criticized the U.S. secretary of Energy on Wednesday.  Tamosaitis, an engineer, had raised safety concerns two years...
  • Debt-limit uncertainty already stressing financial markets, Lew warns

    Debt-limit uncertainty already stressing financial markets, Lew warns
    Appearing before lawmakers a week before the deadline to raise the debt limit, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew on Thursday warned that the uncertainty caused by the fiscal stalemate was stressing financial markets and could "deeply damage" the economic...
  • URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown

    URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown
    A San Francisco-based engineering-advisory firm, URS Corp., said Thursday it has furloughed 3,000 employees because of the partial government shutdown and more employees could be affected if the stalemate in Washington drags on. URS said that those...
  • Lew won't commit to paying bondholders if debt limit is breached

    Lew won't commit to paying bondholders if debt limit is breached
    WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew on Thursday would not commit to paying interest on government bonds if the debt limit is not raised, saying it would be extremely difficult to choose which bills to pay if there is not enough money. On top...
  • Diana Nyad completes 48-hour swim, says 'this one was a bear'

    Diana Nyad completes 48-hour swim, says 'this one was a bear'
    NEW YORK -- Distance swimmer Diana Nyad pulled herself from a pool in midtown Manhattan on Thursday, finishing a 48-hour swim to raise funds for Superstorm Sandy victims that she declared was even harder than her historic Havana-to-Key West feat. "I...
  • USDA letter details unsanitary conditions at Foster Farm plants

    A U.S. Department of Agriculture letter to Foster Farms highlights a series of food safety violations that may have led to the recent outbreak of salmonella that has sickened nearly 300 people across the nation. Foster Farms was cited 12 times between...
  • Naked mole rat may be ugly, but it could hold secret to longevity

    Naked mole rat may be ugly, but it could hold secret to longevity
    Pretty doesn’t last. But the naked mole rat abides. The nearly blind subterranean rodent with wrinkly, pink skin and sparse hair looks disturbingly like a big toe with tusks. But it can live for 30 years -- 10 times longer than its rodent...