Health and Safety in the News
Some recent news items concerning health & safety, including recommendations and campaigns from around the world, are listed below.
FDA proposes action level for arsenic in apple juice
The U.S. FDA has proposed a so-called action level for arsenic in apple juice, the level to be set at 10 parts per billion (ppb) for inorganic arsenic in apple juice, i.e. the same level as that se...
12 Jul '13 | Food Safety | USA
Cancer increases risk of developing listeria by 5x
Listeriosis is a rare but serious food-borne illness caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Some groups of people can be more seriously affected by this type of food poisoning than others....
Call to protect hospitals, schools from impact of disasters
WHO and UNICEF today called on governments to strengthen risk reduction measures in four key areas so that health and education systems are able to cope with disasters, including the risks from cli...
18 Jun '09 | Disater Preparedness | International
News about education includes research revealing more about how people learn and the best ways to teach particular ages or abilities of children and adults. It also includes news about schools, colleges and universities around the world.