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Science, Health and Technology
9:06 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Producer recalls chicken and ham products over listeria contamination

Midwest food retailers may be impacted by another recall of chicken and ham products by Garden-Fresh Foods of Milwaukee, Wis. The company announced last week its recall of 103,080 pounds of ready-to-eat food possibly contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. This is the company’s third recall in the last two months.

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Science, Health and Technology
9:02 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Nationwide shortage of tuberculosis testing materials forces Columbia agency to adapt

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Last Friday, the Centers for Disease Control announced a nationwide shortage of TUBERSOL, a product needed for tuberculosis skin testing.

According to the alert, TUBERSOL manufactures notified the CDC that 50 dose vials of TUBERSOL were unavailable and 10 dose vials were limited.

On Wednesday, the City of Columbia announced the shortage in a press release.

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Science, Health and Technology
7:50 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Columbia to study city use of fluoride in water

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The city of Columbia is now reviewing the use of fluoride in the city’s water supply.

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Science, Health and Technology
5:43 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Mo. among states with very high obesity rates

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Missouri is among 12 states cited in a new government survey with very high obesity rates.

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