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The FDA May Nix the Word 'Milk' From Your Almond Milk Carton

The FDA May Nix the Word ‘Milk’ From Your Almond Milk Carton

An official high up in the agency essentially agreed with her critic, Bottemiller Evich reports. The agency has “too many programs and not enough resources,” Janet Woodcock, FDA’s principal deputy commissioner, told her, “and the mismatch is profound.” As for the food division, it’s “really important, but it’s very under-resourced.” And yet the FDA has …

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'Flash Droughts' Are the Midwest's Next Big Climate Threat

‘Flash Droughts’ Are the Midwest’s Next Big Climate Threat

Flash droughts are also a global problem, with Brazil, India, and multiple countries in Africa facing the worst impacts. In 2010, a flash drought followed by a heat wave in Russia temporarily halted wheat exports, a major disruption for communities across the Middle East that depends on the country’s grain. The damage flash droughts can …

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PCR tests, rays taken by storm: Beijing under the threat of containment

AFP, published on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 1:51 p.m. Screenings in the street to identify positive cases, rush in supermarkets: Beijing lives on Monday under the threat of confinement after a rare epidemic outbreak in the Chinese capital. Beijingers fear a scenario à la Shanghai, where almost all of the 25 million inhabitants have …

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PCR tests, rays taken by storm: Beijing under the threat of containment

AFP, published on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 1:51 p.m. Screenings in the street to identify positive cases, rush in supermarkets: Beijing lives on Monday under the threat of confinement after a rare epidemic outbreak in the Chinese capital. Beijingers fear a scenario à la Shanghai, where almost all of the 25 million inhabitants have …

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