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Diseases linked to Salmonella, Campylobacter decrease in Europe

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The number of people suffering from campylobacteriosis in the European Union dropped for the first time in five years in 2012 but it remains the most common foodborne disease.


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French refiners report $945 million losses in 2013

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Cheap U.S. natural gas and competition from Asia and the Middle East have dealt a heavy blow to the European refining sector, with French refineries alone losing about EUR700 million ($945 million) last year.
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UK offshore exploration facing crisis, industry body warns

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UK Continental Shelf exploration is in a "parlous state," according to experts, and the downward trend has persisted since 2011, when the number of wells drilled slumped by 50%.
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Mad Cow Disease case reported in Germany

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Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), as the disease is officially named, was identified in a slaughtered cow that did not exhibit any clinical signs of the disease.
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Total to invest $21 million in UK shale gas exploration

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French oil and gas company Total will obtain a 40% interest in two shale gas exploration licenses in Lincolnshire, under an agreement with British energy firm IGas Energy.
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German petrochemical industry slow to recover from 2012 decline

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The latest Germany Petrochemicals Report revealed that the market has been driven by small and medium-sized petrochemical companies that manufacture high-value niche products with relatively stable demand.
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US, European watchdogs join forces to regulate generic drugs

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The European Medicines Agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have started a joint program for sharing information on bioequivalence studies required during the process of approval for generic drugs.
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EU plastic packaging recycling rates exceed target

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Recycling rates of plastic packaging among the European Union member states are on the rise, with all countries except for Malta exceeding the target of 22.5 percent in 2012.
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EU food safety regulator finds aspartame safe for public health

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Critics claim that aspartame is linked to a number of health complications, including cancer, and have been calling for authorities to ban the use of the substance.
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Ineos to import US ethane for Grangemouth facility

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The Grangemouth chemical plant in Scotland may go from huge losses to instant profitability thanks to the saving plan drawn up by Swiss-based international operator Ineos Group Ltd.
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