View Cart (0 items)

Processing e-News

Cryptosporidium outbreak linked to ready-to-eat salad mixes

March 26, 2013
An outbreak of Cryptosporidium that sickened 300 people in England and Scotland in May 2012 has been linked to pre-cut, bagged salad products, according to England's Health Protection Agency (HPA).
Read More

NOAA partners with Dow to update chemical safety software tool

March 26, 2013
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is partnering with Dow Chemical to release an update to a federal software program used to prevent chemical incidents.
Read More

New project to produce ethanol from sugar beets

March 26, 2013
The project is funded by a $5 million state grant, supporting a dozen local farmers who are going to join forces to build a new Fresno County demonstration plant together with a team of university experts.
Read More

Titan Pharma's opioid dependence treatment recommended for approval

March 26, 2013
The Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (PDAC) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended the approval of a new treatment for opioid addiction by Titan Pharmaceuticals, called Probuphine.
Read More

Pennsylvania natural gas production rose 69% in 2012 despite reduced drilling activity

March 25, 2013
Natural gas production in Pennsylvania averaged 6.1 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2012, up from 3.6 Bcf/d in 2011, according to Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) data.
Read More

Valve shipments to reach $4.3 billion in 2013

March 25, 2013
Shipments for the U.S. industrial valve industry will grow 3 percent in 2013, increasing to nearly $4.3 billion, according to figures released by the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA) as part of its annual market forecast.
Read More

Statoil granted 15 Gulf of Mexico leases

March 22, 2013
Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has been awarded a total of 15 leases in the U.S. Gulf Coast, after it became clear that it was the highest bidder in a recent lease sale by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
Read More

Soft drinks linked to 180,000 deaths worldwide, study suggests

March 22, 2013
The United States is among the most affected countries, with approximately 25,000 deaths linked to sugar-sweetened soda, sports drinks and fruit drinks.
Read More

Oklahoma company to build propane dehydrogenation plant in Alberta

March 20, 2013
Tulsa, Okla.-based energy company Williams has announced plans to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility in Alberta, Canada, to increase production of polymer-grade propylene from its Canadian operations.
Read More

Seattle soy processor's license revoked over sanitary issues

March 20, 2013
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has closed a Seattle soy products manufacturer over persistent sanitation issues, the regulator has announced.
Read More