In light of the bird flu and looming egg shortage crisis, the proposed rule to streamline the importation of table eggs, hatching eggs, and inedible liquid eggs has broader implications than conformance with Executive Order 13659. The addition of the Netherlands as an approved importer of pasteurized eggs is hoped to also ease the growing supply shortage in the United States. Additionally, some state and federal officials opine that the bird flu will begin to dissipate as summer temperatures increase. Collectively, these measures may serve to mitigate the already significant effects of the HPAI outbreak. … [Read more...] about As Bird Flu Looms, USDA Takes Steps to Facilitate Egg Imports Processes
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BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities said on Friday they have culled almost 1,000 pigs near Shenyang, capital of Liaoning province in northeast China, after discovering an outbreak of deadly African swine fever (ASF). … [Read more...] about China culls pigs after first African swine flu outbreak
The family has also received support from the local community, which has raised funds for her. Members of the Trawden Athletics Club, where Laura was a runner, launched #doingitforlaura campaign and raised more than £10,000 for the family. The family also received a vote of thanks from Sarah Lindsell, chief executive of The Brain Tumour Charity, who thanked them for raising awareness about the disease. … [Read more...] about 19-Year-Old Discovers Her Flu Was Actually Aggressive Brain Tumors
In a 2011 study, participants were assessed on how they responded to three distinct climate change message frames: 1) a traditional environmental frame, 2) a national security frame and 3) a health frame.[xvi] The first frame emphasizes the risk to various ecosystems, the second frame emphasizes the threat to U.S. national security and the third emphasizes the risk to human health. The participants in the study were divided into six categories termed “Global Warming’s Six Americas.” This information was based off an earlier study that found that American climate change perceptions can be divided into 6 distinct categories running along a continuum. The six categories were the alarmed (18%), the concerned (33%), the cautious (19%), the disengaged (12%), the doubtful (11%) and the dismissive (7%). The alarmed were engaged in the issue and felt and were looking for ways to be proactive on the issue, while the dismissive deny the existence of climate change and are … [Read more...] about Reframing Climate Change: A Public Health-based Climate Change Framework
The greatest advantage set forth in all of the information I have taken in is that an open floor plan leads to improved innovation and creativity because communication and collaboration are enhanced. Increased interaction fosters camaraderie and improves employee morale. Removing barriers to communications allows the free exchange of ideas and encourages teamwork, and removing barriers to management lends itself to improving employee satisfaction. … [Read more...] about Open Workplaces: Are We Really Opening A Can Of Worms?