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2-1-1 Counts Provides Snapshot of Daily Needs of Vulnerable American Families

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As the residents of Flint, Mich., responded to the growing crisis of their contaminated water supply, researchers at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis were able to pinpoint their calls for aid to the 2-1-1 telephone helpline through a unique website called 2-1-1 Counts.

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Cornell Food Safety Expert Available to Comment on Chipotle Closures

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Molecular Switch Lets Salmonella Fight or Evade Immune System

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a molecular regulator that allows salmonella bacteria to switch from actively causing disease to lurking in a chronic but asymptomatic state called a biofilm.

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UT Water Resource Expert Available to Discuss Flint Crisis, Solutions

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Any Exposure to Lead Is Dangerous

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What's the Science Behind the Flint Water Crisis?

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Flint’s Water Crisis ‘Infuriating’ Given Knowledge About Lead Poisoning

Harvard Chan School’s Philippe Grandjean, an expert in how environmental pollution impairs brain development, says that Flint, Michigan’s water crisis could have been prevented, given the United States’ long experience with lead contamination—and how to prevent it.

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Government Decisions in Flint’s Water Crisis Guided by Disregard for Class and Color

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Flint Water Study Research Team Led by Marc Edwards to Present on Water Crisis Thursday Night

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Flint's 100,000 residents were exposed to lead-tainted water for more than 18 months. Virginia Tech's role in uncovering the problem has been widely reported around the world. Here are the details.

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Flint Water Crisis - What Does a Historian Think?

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Expert Available to Comment on Lead Poisoning Crisis in Flint

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Food Imported from Low-GDP Nations Poses Higher Safety Risks, Study Finds

Food imported into the United States from countries with low GDP poses higher safety risks, suggesting the need for food safety management reforms, according to a new analysis of federal import violations data.

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Temple Researcher Links Private Water Wells to Illness

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Heather Murphy’s research in Canada could be helpful in Pennsylvania and elsewhere.

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Flint Water Crisis Never Would Have Happened in Affluent White Neighborhood, UB Expert Says

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UCI to Host Three-Day Food Justice Conference

Amid concerns about student access to affordable and healthy food, activists from several University of California campuses are sponsoring the second annual California Higher Education Food Summit. The three-day conference will feature workshops and speakers addressing food justice on California college and university campuses. The food justice movement aims to ensure equal access to nutritious, locally sourced food and living wages for all food system workers.

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UCI Flint, Mich., Expert Available to Speak About Water Crisis. #UCIrvine

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UF/IFAS Hosting FDA Educational Seminar on Food Safety Modernization Act Rules

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The FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act covers produce safety, preventive controls for human and animal food and foreign supplier verification.

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Spread of Algal Toxin Through Marine Food Web Broke Records in 2015

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While Dungeness crab captured headlines, record levels of the neurotoxin domoic acid were found in a range of species, and the toxin showed up in new places.

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WVU Experts Available to Offer Unique Insight on Michigan Water Emergency

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Harmful Bacteria Can Survive in Sandwich Crackers, Cookies for Months, Study Finds

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Researchers at the University of Georgia found that pathogens, like salmonella, can survive for at least six months in cookies and crackers. The recent study was prompted by an increased number of outbreaks of foodborne diseases linked to low-water-activity, or dry, foods.