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McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

...how the moves have changed soda sales.Margo Wootan, director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said the decline in sodas for Happy Meals showed promise."It takes more than one year to undo decades of bad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/mcdonalds-fewer-happy-meal
FDA tells food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

...to round less than half of a gram of trans fat to zero on the package.The advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest first petitioned FDA to ban trans fats 11 years ago. The group's director, Michael Jacobson, says that getting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-16/fda-tells-food-industry-ph
Hidden footage

...police routinely release video in incidents deemed in the public interest. Just this week, police in Columbia, S.C...precedent for public access to police video deemed in the public interest.Imagine if the final moments of the unarmed and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-07/hidden-footage
Rule of law must trump political agendas for liberty to thrive

...granted the injunction sought by the states to block the implementation of the president's directive, saying "the public interest factor that weighs the heaviest is ensuring the actions of the Executive Branch ... comply with this country's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-26/rule-law-must-tr
YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

...for a Commercial-Free Childhood, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Children Now, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Watchdog, Consumers Union, Corporate Accountability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-07/youtube-kids-app-criticize
FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

...food in comparison to conventional variety.Gregory Jaffe, biotechnology director for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, in a statement Friday objected to the voluntary system for approving GMOs and said legislation is needed to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/fda-approves-genetically-e
As fight over Keystone XL drags on, oil industry vastly expands its pipeline network

...think it's going to escalate and get bigger."In most states, opponents have to prove a project does not serve the public interest or poses a clear environmental threat.In states that depend on energy jobs, regulators tend to be receptive to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-15/fight-over-keystone-xl-dra
McDonald's to use chicken without human antibiotics

...medicine to promote growth in animals.Caroline Smith DeWaal, food safety director at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, said McDonald's plan to sell milk produced without rBST was also a good step because the artificial growth hormone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-04/mcdonalds-use-chicken-with
Pipeline plan draws protests

...and receiving the certificate of need. The law requires the DOT to make its decision on whether the project is in the public interest within 90 days of the filing, which was Feb. 13. If the DOT denies the application, the company can appeal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-05/pipeline-plan-draws-protests
Rotary offers special opportunities for members to serve their communities

...encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public interest.? International service exemplifies global reach in promoting peace and understanding.? Youth service recognizes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-25/rotary-offers-sp