Wolf Releases Stopped in New Mexico

June 12, 2016

Court Grants the State of New Mexico Preliminary Injunction on Mexican Gray Wolf Releases US Fish and Wildlife Service Ordered to Stop All Future Releases Released by Catalina Tresky, defenders.org On June 10, 2016, a federal district […]

Possible E. coli Contamination in Flour

May 31, 2016

Gold Medal, Gold Medal Wondra, and Signature Kitchens Flour Recalled General Mills is collaborating with health officials to investigate an ongoing, multistate outbreak of E. coli O121 that may be potentially linked to Gold Medal […]

Majority of Americans for Labeling GMOs

May 29, 2016

GMO Labeling: The Great Debate 3 in 4 Americans support GMO labeling Released by The Harris Poll The presence and labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in our food has been hotly debated by consumers, […]

Memorial Day Food Safety Tips issued by USDA

May 27, 2016

USDA Urges Consumers to Keep Clear of the Danger Zone This Summer Released by the Food Safety Education Staff Summer cookouts are right around the corner and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety […]

Small Business Funding Competition Announced

May 27, 2016

USDA-NSF Announce Competition to Help Small Businesses Achieve Economic Success Released by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the […]

National Moth Week is July 23-31, 2016

May 26, 2016

Registration in Full Swing for 5th Annual National Moth Week Celebrating Importance, Diversity, and Beauty of Moths Worldwide Released by Sandra Lanman, lanmanpr.com Spot any underwings lately? These popular moths known for revealing their true, vibrant colors […]

New Gulfstream Jets Fly on Renewable Fuels

May 23, 2016

Aircraft Cross Atlantic On Gulfstream’s Supply Of Renewable Jet-A  Released by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. on May 23, 2016, announced that the Gulfstream G450 and G550 flew from Savannah GA to Geneva on a […]

US Horse Slaughterhouses on Hold Until 2017

May 21, 2016

Senate Appropriations Committee Votes to Block Horse Slaughter for Another Year Released by Amey Owen, awionline.org On May 19, 2016, the Senate Appropriations Committee voice voted in favor of an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Agriculture […]

Census Bureau Shows Population Growth Spots

May 19, 2016

Five of the Nation’s Eleven Fastest-Growing Cities are in Texas, Census Bureau Reports Released by the Public Information Office, census.gov Georgetown, Texas, saw its population rise 7.8 percent between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2015, […]

New Study Maps Rate of New Orleans Sinking

May 19, 2016

Released by Alan Buis (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Alison Lee Satake (Louisiana State University), Stuart Wolpert (UCLA), and Lauren Lipuma (American Geophysical Union) New Orleans and surrounding areas continue to sink at highly variable rates due to a combination […]

Japanese American Internment History Grants Awarded

May 19, 2016

The US National Park Service Awards $2.8 Million in Grants to Preserve and Interpret World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites Released by Jeremy Barnum National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis yesterday announced $2.8 million […]

Pesticide Exposure May Be ALS Risk Factor

May 19, 2016

Released by Haley Otman, umich.edu New research shows environmental pollutants could affect the chances a person will develop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. There is no cure for this rapidly progressive motor neuron disease, also known […]

In-ear Translator Breaks Down Language Barriers

May 17, 2016

Like the “Babelfish” in Douglas Adams’ Iconic Books, the Pilot Earpiece Translates While You Listen Language will No Longer be a Barrier to Communication By Kay Whatley, Editor Waverly Labs’ “Pilot” in-ear translator means a conversation between […]

Hatchlings Give Hope for Endangered Songbird’s Survival

May 17, 2016

Released by JoAnn Adkins, fiu.edu The first captive-bred Florida Grasshopper Sparrow hatched last week under the care of researchers with the Florida International University (FIU) Tropical Conservation Institute. One of the world’s most endangered birds, the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow […]

The Human-Animal Connection Works for Stuttering

May 17, 2016

Released by Greg Wilson, curleycompany.com via PR Newswire “From the Mayo Clinic to Emory University to our friends at Pet Partners®,there is growing interest in the important connection between human health and animals,” said Jane Fraser, […]

Virginia Needs Help Identifying Victims

May 17, 2016

Chief Medical Examiner Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Skeletal Remains Facial Models of Individuals Shown in Hopes of Closing Cold Cases Released by Matthew LiPani, Central Region Public Information Officer In January 2016, the Richmond VA […]

Mobile Hotel to Debut in Minneapolis

May 17, 2016

Alchemy’s “LIGHTHOUSE” Premiers at the Minneapolis Institute of Art Event Released by Geoffrey Warner, weehouse.com The LIGHTHOUSE, designed by Geoffrey Warner and built with a team of University of Minnesota students and Alchemy, makes its premier at the Minneapolis Institute […]

Bat Protection Sought by Wildlife Activists

May 16, 2016

Defenders of Wildlife Demands Endangered Species Protection for Bats Released by Haley McKey, defenders.org Defenders of Wildlife filed suit May 12, 2016, against the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) for denying the northern long-eared bat full […]

Rescued Dog Tour Raising Adoption Awareness

May 13, 2016

A Formerly Homeless Dog, His Adopted Human Owner and a Big Huge Tour Bus are Raising Awareness for Rescue Dogs and Free Days with George Released by Caroline Galloway (m2mpr.com) and Bethany Weis (webershandwick.com) via […]

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