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Health & Wellness  (tags: health, workers, protection, chemicals, EPA )

Cher
- 478 days ago - panna.org
The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) was recently updated to better protect young farmworkers from exposure to chemicals known to harm growing minds and bodies.
8 Signs Americans Are Moving Towards a Healthier, Saner Diet
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, eating, vegetarian, eat locally, workers, agriculture )

Freya
- 1253 days ago - alternet.org
We've become a lot more interested in how our food impacts our health, the environment, animals and the workers who produce it.
Tell the FDA: Ban the Dangerous Meat Additive Ractopamine
Health & Wellness  (tags: fda, government, illness, health, food, Farm, Workers, Food Safety, chemical, meat )

Reggie
- 1611 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It's estimated that up to 80% of all hogs in the U.S. are treated with this dangerous additive,2 yet countries across the globe -- from Asia to the EU -- have banned its use.
2,500 Ground Zero Workers Have Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ground Zero, workers, cancer, risks, health, disease, illness, death, humans, news, study, medicine, government, healthcare )

Carrie
- 1786 days ago - nypost.com
More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with cancer, and a growing number are seeking compensation for their illnesses, The Post has learned. The grim toll has skyrocketed from the 1,140 cancer cases reported last year.
Nuke Wokers At Risk Of Overwork Death
Health & Wellness  (tags: TEPCO, workers, stress, overwork, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, lost homes, depression, poor diet, physical stress, sanitation, radiation contamination, fear, danger, health risks, nuclear crisis, exposure, safety, family )

Naoko
- 2980 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Most of workers have been exposed to multiple stresses, as some of them barely survived the March 11 quake and tsunami, as well as subsequent hydrogen explosions that wrecked the plant's reactors, while others lost their homes or saw kin or friends die.
Experts: Store Nuke Wokers' Blood As Precaution
Health & Wellness  (tags: radiation, nuke plant, workers, bool cells, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant )

Naoko
- 2983 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Workers at the troubled nuclear plant should store blood cells now in case they need them later as treatment for radiation overdose, Japanese experts suggest.
Lawmakers Order OSHA to Remove Diacetyl From Popcorn
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemical, exposure, safety, workers )

Karen
- 4282 days ago - kare11.com
House Democrats on Wednesday ordered federal safety regulators to limit popcorn plant workers' exposure to a flavoring chemical linked to a lung ailment, saying further delay could cost lives.
   

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