inspections

US Government Shutdown

October 8, 2013
Tony Corbo explains why the government shutdown threatens public health. The majority of FDA food inspectors have been deemed nonessential under the government shutdown, according to a Department of Health and Human Services memo, and have been furloughed. Meat inspections and import inspections will continue, but the furlough of FDA inspectors still poses a significant…

Healthcare Industry Has the Most Workplace Injuries but is the Least OSHA- Regulated

July 17, 2013

Public Citizen: Healthcare industry’s lack of worker safety standards and OSHA inspections resulted in 650,000 workplace injuries or illnesses in 2010.

Bangladesh

April 29, 2013
Western retailers refuse to fund independent safety inspections after 300 die in Bangladesh factory collapse and 5 months after 112 die in factory fire

Ambassador: Iran and US Must Reach a Comprehensive Deal in Direct Talks

December 27, 2012

Ambassador Hossein Mousavian: The nuclear issue is not the real problem; the US objects to Iran’s influence in the region

Iranian Ambassador: It’s Not in Iran’s Interest to Build a Nuclear Bomb

December 24, 2012

Seyed Hossein Mousavian: IAEA has a political agenda that goes beyond its mandate to inspect