World Health Organization Publishes New Flu-Fighting Strategy March 15, 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its Global Influenza Strategy 2019-2030.
The document, available as a free download on the WHO website, details the organization’s plan to...
Salmonella Scare Sparks Turkey Recall March 14, 2019
Butterball LLC has issued a voluntary recall for more than 78,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products.
Butterball issued the recall after the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the...
Salmonella Fears Spark Massive Flour Recall March 12, 2019
The Pillsbury Co. has issued a voluntary recall for around 12,185 cases of flour, totaling more than 10 million pounds of product due to the risk of salmonella.
Pillsbury issued the recall after a...
CDC Reports Rise in Measles Cases March 12, 2019
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed at least 228 cases of measles nationwide since January 1, 2019, with 22 cases reported in the past week.
Diversey Releases Hand Hygiene White Paper March 6, 2019
Diversey has released a new white paper detailing the importance of proper hand hygiene in educational facilities and its impact on student and faculty absenteeism.
According to Diversey, students...
OSHA Fines Florida Landscaping Firm March 5, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Olin Landscaping for multiple safety violations for repeatedly exposing workers to excessive...
OSHA Honors Two Cintas Facilities for Safety March 4, 2019
Cintas Corp.’s Montgomery, AL, distribution center and Fort Myers, FL, facility have received the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star worksite designation from the Occupational Safety and...
EPA Updates Toxic Substances Control Act February 25, 2019
The U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has released an update of its Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) inventory, giving cleaning professionals access to the latest information about all...
GOJO Launches Winter Wellness Website February 21, 2019
GOJO Industries, Inc. has launched a new website aimed at reducing the impact of winter illnesses in Europe.
The free-to-use website, www.winter-wellness.eu, is available in eight languages and...
CDC Reports Flu Levels Remain Elevated February 15, 2019
As flu levels remain elevated nationwide, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report this year’s vaccination is 47 percent effective overall against preventing...