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FDA Puts Walgreens on Notice for Selling Tobacco To Minors

FDA Puts Walgreens on Notice for Selling Tobacco To Minors

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The United States Food and Drug Administration has finally issued a warning to Walgreens about its track record of selling tobacco to children. While the idea that a store ...

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Oil Prices Fall On Higher Activity and Trade Concerns

Oil Prices Fall On Higher Activity and Trade Concerns

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Heading into the second week of February, oil prices fell after US drilling activity increased and a fire shutdown a major US refinery.  Of course, concerns over ...

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Boeing Breaks $100B in Revenue

Boeing Breaks $100B in Revenue

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Things are going very well for Boeing: on Wednesday, this week, the aerospace giant reported 2018 was its best year yet with $101.1 billion in sales.  This is not ...

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Private Companies Added More Jobs Than Expected Last Month

Private Companies Added More Jobs Than Expected Last Month

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According to the most recent ADP National Employment report, the private sector added 213,000 jobs in January. This is an impressive number that far surpasses the 178,000 job ...

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Tyson Foods Recalls More Than 36,000 Pounds of Chicken Nugget Products Over Rubber Contamination Concerns

Tyson Foods Recalls More Than 36,000 Pounds of Chicken Nugget Products Over Rubber Contamination Concerns

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Another day—and only a few weeks into 2019—and we have yet another product recall: this time the recall is from Tyson Foods.  The Sedalia, MO-based poultry company ...

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Have Scientists Found the Genetic Source of Alzheimer’s Risk?

Have Scientists Found the Genetic Source of Alzheimer’s Risk?

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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia in the United States—affecting nearly 6 million people in the US alone (as of 2018)—but even as prevalent as it is, we ...

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Big Companies Making Bigger Efforts to Reduce Packaging Waste

Big Companies Making Bigger Efforts to Reduce Packaging Waste

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Global recycling giant TerraCycle has announced a new plan to lead the phasing out of single-use plastic containers.  At the World Economic Forum in Davos, the ...

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Fruit Recalled in 18 States Over Listeria Concerns

Fruit Recalled in 18 States Over Listeria Concerns

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Towards the end of last week, New York-based fruit distributor Jac Vandenberg Inc announced a voluntary recall over listeria monocytogenes concerns, after detecting bacteria ...

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IMF Warns Global Economic Growth Losing Steam

IMF Warns Global Economic Growth Losing Steam

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This week, the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy is slowing down.  More important, though, if the world’s economies—especially the two ...

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Perdue Foods Issues Frozen Chicken Nugget Recall

Perdue Foods Issues Frozen Chicken Nugget Recall

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Closing out this week, Perdue Foods announced a voluntary recall of approximately 70,000 pounds of chicken nugget products over concerns they might have been contaminated ...

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