Tag: "West Virginia"

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WV Chemical Spill – Will it be a problem for Fracking?

WV Chemical Spill – Will it be a problem for Fracking?

West Virginia Spill Exposes Disturbing Lack Of Data About Hazardous Chemicals The 300,000 residents of nine West Virginia counties affected by last Thursday’s chemical spill are slowly starting to get notice that they can turn on their taps again. But many are still wondering why they didn’t have more information about the potential dangers in […]

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America’s Health Rankings – Healthiest and Unhealthiest States

America’s Health Rankings – Healthiest and Unhealthiest States

America’s Most (and Least) Healthy States The United States is far from being the healthiest country in the world. The country struggles with obesity and heart disease, and life expectancy is worse than in countries such as Slovenia and Chile. However, according to one study, the country’s state of health may be turning around. In this […]

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40 People in Eight States Infected in Salmonella Outbreak

Quality Assurance and Food 8/11/12

40 People in Eight States Infected in Salmonella Outbreak Investigation efforts of state, local and federal public health and regulatory agencies indicate that ground beef produced by Cargill is the likely source. Since the original outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis from consumption of contaminated ground beef, a total of 40 individuals infected with the outbreak strain […]