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Apr 11, 2011, 09:37 ET Document Swap: Didn't Fix the Problem, Fixed the Numbers

In the ongoing public policy debate on the use of the controversial flame retardant decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE), Intelligent Global Pooling...


Jan 05, 2011, 10:44 ET 'Plastic Pallets Containing DecaBDE are Inappropriate for Use' in Food Contact Scenarios Says U.S. Senator

The following was issued today by the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association: With less than a month left to his 30-year career in the U.S. ...


Dec 08, 2010, 11:25 ET Plastic Pallets Should be Investigated in Butter Contamination Scandal

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – A study conducted by the University of Texas (UT) School of Public Health showed high levels...


Apr 19, 2010, 09:41 ET Factory Mutual Files Suit, Accuses iGPS of Fraud

Factory Mutual Insurance Company and FM Approvals LLC (FM) has filed suit against Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS), charging the company...


Mar 23, 2010, 10:31 ET Tylenol Recall: The True Root Cause Begs Further Examination

After 18-months of complaints, drug recalls and a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration for its "Failure to thoroughly investigate,"...