Monday - September 28, 2020
Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday May 03, 2020 ( 3 items )  

AFT: Frontline Workers in Mass National OSHA Filing as Agency Fails to Protect Workers From COVID-19 Pandemic
WASHINGTON, April 29 -- The American Federation of Teachers issued the following news release on April 28: AFT members from around the country have filed 40 Occupational Safety and Health Administration complaints as part of a "Do Your Job OSHA" National Day of Action to highlight the agency's refusal to investigate employers placing workers at grave risk of infection and death from the coronavirus. The complaints across 10 states--New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Ohio, Wisconsin, Montana, O  more

Foods Journal Issues Research Articles in April 2020 Edition
BASEL, Switzerland, April 27 -- Foods, a peer-reviewed scientific open access journal, published research articles, including the following topics, in its April 2020 edition: * Chemometric Approach to Establish Underlying Connections between Lipid and Protein Oxidation and Instrumental Color and Texture Characteristics in Brazilian Dry-cured Loin * Food Environment Typology: Advancing an Expanded Definition, Framework, and Methodological Approach for Improved Characterization of Wild, Cultivat  more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws: USDA Approves Additional States' Hemp Production Plans
WASHINGTON, May 1 -- The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws issued the following news release: Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture are continuing to approve states' plans regulating domestic hemp production. Under federal law, states wishing to license commercial hemp production must submit their plans for approval from the federal agency. In recent weeks, the agency has approved plans submitted by regulators in Florida, Kansas, South Carolina, and W  more