Chemicals

July 22, 2016

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"First Ever Biosafety Report Details 199 Mishaps With Toxic Agents"

"The Federal Select Agent Program, which oversees dangerous substances such as anthrax and bird flu in federal, academic and private labs, reported 199 incidents in which lab workers were potentially exposed to infectious or toxic agents in 2015, though there were no losses of select agents."

Source: Reuters, 07/06/2016

"California's Struggle Over The Chemical BPA Continues"

"Californians this summer are starting to see a new warning at checkout lines of grocery stores, pharmacies and convenience markets that the products on their shelves may include a dangerous chemical. But there's one problem: The signs don't tell them which products."

Source: San Jose Mercury News, 07/04/2016

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