Breaded Okra Recalled Due to Potential Glass Fragments

January 15, 2017

On January 13, 2017, the Pictsweet Company of Bells, Tennessee, voluntarily recalled select packages of Pictsweet Farms 12-ounce Breaded Okra after the company learned that some packages may contain glass fragments, which could cause injury […]

House of Raeford Chicken Strips Under Health Alert

January 9, 2017

Food Safety and Inspection Service Issues Public Health Alert For Chicken Strips Products Due To Possible Listeria Contamination By Julie Schwartz, On January 7, 2017, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) […]

Six Pending Seismic Surveys Denied Permits

January 6, 2017

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Denies Atlantic Seismic Geophysical and Geological Permits By Connie Gillette, BOEM The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced the denial of six pending geophysical and geological (G&G) permit applications to […]

NC-based Department Store Seeks Southern Designer

January 5, 2017

Belk Seeks Fashion Designers with Modern. Southern. Style. for 2017 Southern Designer Showcase Winning Designs to be Sold at Belk and on in Spring 2018 By Jessica Graham (Belk) and Stacey McCray (LGA) Fashion designers who have a […]

NPS Opens National Parks to Commercialization, Renaming

January 4, 2017

Disregarding Public Concern, the National Park Service Finalizes Commercialism Policy and Opens Parks to Industry Influence By Kristen Strader, Campaign Coordinator, Public Citizen’s Commercial Alert Program After months of reviewing public comments, the National Park Service […]

Water Protectors Drop Banner in US Bank Stadium

January 2, 2017

#DefundDAPL Divestment Campaign Reaches $40 Million By LaDonna Allard ( and Tara Houska ( On January 1st, 2017, during the Vikings/Bears football game at US Bank Stadium, two water protectors rappelled from the rafters to display […]

Library of Congress Adds Artwork to WWI Display

December 21, 2016

A New Selection of 28 Posters, Prints, Drawings and Photographs Now on Display in the Library of Congress Exhibition “World War I: American Artists View the Great War” By Donna Urschel, Library of Congress The exhibition […]

Report Spotlights Massive Retirement Funds for CEOs

December 20, 2016

100 CEOs Have as Much Retirement Wealth as 41% of All US Families, 59% of African-American Families, and 75% of Latino Families By Sarah Anderson, and Domenica Ghanem, Institute for Policy Studies The Institute for Policy Studies on December […]

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