Tag Archives: Rules

Dutch construction workers protest environmental rules

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Thousands of Dutch construction workers converged on The Hague on Wednesday to protest restrictions they say are crippling their industry, the latest large-scale demonstration against the government’s environmental policies. A central park in The Hague filled up early with trucks, diggers, cranes and construction workers in orange high-visibility jackets. The demonstration… Read More »

EHR vendors say ONC proposed rules are too broad, would stifle innovation

The HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association has not yet formally submitted its comments on the proposed interoperability rules to the Office of National Coordinator for Health IT. But this week, the association posted on its blog that, while it supports the rules’ goals for patient access, it has deep concerns that the “tremendously broad reach… Read More »

US states sue to undo Trump rollback of healthy school lunch rules

Several U.S. states sued the Trump administration on Wednesday to undo its recent decision that allowed fewer whole grains and more sodium in school breakfasts and lunches. The states accused the U.S. Department of Agriculture of ignoring federal dietary guidelines and scientific research on children’s nutrition when it eased rules championed by former first lady… Read More »

Judge Rules False Advertising Lawsuit Against Sanderson Poultry CAFO Will Proceed

There’s overwhelming evidence showing that antibiotic use in livestock is driving the rise in antibiotic resistance, and many poultry producers — including Tyson Foods,1 Perdue2 and Pilgrim’s Pride — have taken steps to curb antibiotic use in their live poultry production. In recent years, a number of grocery and restaurant chains have also vowed to… Read More »

6 Friendship Lessons We Learned from Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval of Vanderpump Rules

It’s not often that you meet your best friend through a Craigslist ad. It’s less often that that friendship survives a reality TV series. But that’s exactly how it’s gone for Vanderpump Rules stars and longtime pals Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval when they met years ago in Los Angeles. Fast forward to present day,… Read More »