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Report calls on major food companies to use water resources more efficiently

Third edition of “Feeding Ourselves Thirsty” report reveals improved scores in water management practices from industry giants such as Mars, Incorporated and Unilever, but finds insufficient corporate action overall in an increasingly water-stressed world. Major food companies need to adopt far stronger practices to reduce their demands and impacts on limited water resources, according to…

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2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water

2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water Some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5 billion, lack safely managed sanitation, according to a new report by WHO and UNICEF. The Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report, Progress on drinking water,…

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TSCA Fluoride Petition Denial

On November 23, 2016, a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) section 21 petition was submitted by the Fluoride Action Network, Food & Water Watch, Organic Consumers Association, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Moms Against Fluoridation, and certain individuals. The general object of the petition is to…