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Federal Register Highlights - 11/21/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for November 21, 2014:

RULE: We are superseding airworthiness directive (A.D.) 2013-15-09 for all Pratt & Whitney division (PW) PW4074, PW4074D, PW4077, PW4077D, PW4084D, PW4090, and PW4090-3 turbo fan engine models with certain second-stage high-pressure turbine (HPT) air seals installed. 1,020 more words

Daily Updates

Trans fat consumption is linked to diminished memory in working-aged adults



American Heart Association Meeting Report Abstract 15572

High trans fat consumption is linked to worse memory among working-age men, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014. 781 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Peter Foster: Mayo Wars: Hold the sustainable sanctimony

Unilever has, under the leadership of CEO Paul Polman, set itself up as the world champion of sustainable posturing

It’s difficult to pick a side in “the mayonnaise war.” Global consumer products giant Unilever – manufacturer of brand leader Hellman’s — has brought suit against a California-based start-up, Hampton Creek, over Hampton Creek’s “Just Mayo,” a vegetable-based condiment (made with Canadian yellow peas, no less, although the product is not yet available in Canada). 783 more words

FP Comment

News, Science, Social Media: Only exciting things are worth it?

Everything we see, read and hear is biased. This is an inevitable part of receiving information through the filter of other people, media, and your own past experiences. 891 more words

Health & Lifestyle

Brominated vegetable oil can be a real no-no

Ever notice how people wear breathing masks and other protective gear when handling pesticides?

That’s because you do not want to get this stuff on ya or in ya. 249 more words

Food For Thought

An End to Acid Reflux?

Posted: 12 Nov 2014 11:25 AM PST

Repost by: Dennis “Unc D” Morgan

(NewsUSA) – Nearly everyone gets heartburn now and then. But the fiery sensation that grips your chest and throat after eating spicy food, for example, can also be a symptom of a more serious condition: gastroesophageal reflux disease, which in its most chronic form can lead to cancer. 461 more words