End Menu Labeling Delays

We are writing today to urge an expedited review and finalization of the Draft Guidance for Industry: A Labeling Guide for Restaurants and Retail Establishments Selling Away-From-Home Foods – Part II (Menu Labeling Requirements in Accordance with 21 CFR 101.11).

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Support Protecting Essential Antibiotics for Human Health

A study published in British Medical Journal finds that the overuse of antibiotics is to blame for bacteria becoming resistant to drugs in urinary tract infections caused by E. coli. Children are becoming powerless to fight off common infections because antibiotics they take are unable to kill the bacteria involved. New research shows that overuse of antibiotics is to blame for bugs becoming drug-resistant for up to six months at a time in cases of urinary tract infections (UTI) caused by E coli.

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TODAY: Panel Discussion on Countering Violent Extremism

Since the San Bernardino attacks and the Oregon militia standoff, there has been increased emphasis on countering violent extremism (CVE) initiatives at home and abroad. As demonstrated by these events, threats within the United States stem from a range of individuals, groups, and ideologies that include domestic terrorists and homegrown violent extremists.

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Deadline TODAY! – Bipartisan letter on Anhydrous Ammonia to Appropriations

Please join us in sending the letter below to House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro requesting language directing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to promulgate a rule relating to the safe storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia, an efficient and widely used source of nitrogen fertilizer, at retail facilities.

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