Exposure to cadmium through food could have the potential to exacerbate allergic reactions, according to new research from Ohio State University.
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The EPA was sued in federal court by several organisations after it failed to update federal water standards for slaughterhouses during the Trump administration, but now it has agreed to change the regulations.
The US EPA has approved two treatments to combat citrus diseases in the country, sparking fierce criticism from some.
Concerns have been raised over the safety of three dicamba herbicides after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved their registrations last week.
The Court found that EPA “refused to estimate the amount of dicamba damage” by characterising the herbicide's damage as ‘potential’ and ‘alleged,’ while the record showed it as "substantial and undisputed.”
A recent investigation by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that the EPA has been flouting legal requirements to adjust limits for pesticides in foods, particularly under the Trump administration.
The 'champions', which already include the likes of PepsiCo and Kellogg's, are US businesses and organisations that have committed to reduce food loss and waste in their own operations by 50 percent by the year 2030.
The goals of this website are to provide enhanced customer service to innovators and developers, while ensuring Americans have access to safe and reliable food, and can learn more about the safe use of biotechnology innovations.
While the shift from coal to natural gas has reduced carbon dioxide emissions overall, it has also reportedly changed local pollution levels at hundreds of areas around the country, improving human health and increasing crop yields.
Individually and collectively, these agencies aim to contribute to the initiative by encouraging long-term reductions, and working toward the goal of reducing food loss and waste in the US by 50 percent by 2030.
Researchers have conducted an investigation into variation in the way state and federal regulators manage PFAS contaminants in drinking water.