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All eyes on polystyrene foam packaging

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 | Permalink

First it was soda. Now it’s on to polystyrene foam. In his final State of the City address, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for a citywide ban on polystyrene foam food packaging from stores and restaurants. In June, Bloomberg introduced legislation to prohibit polystyrene foam. Bans of polystyrene foam for food packaging are nothing new. In fact, the first U.S. ban of general polystyrene foam was enacted in Berkeley, CA back in 1988. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  packaging plastics news PS foam bans recycling new york read more

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New Legislation Seeks to Improve Advisory Panels, Remove Barriers to Innovation

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 | Permalink

Tue, 11/15/2011 FDA   A new piece of legislation was introduced in the Senate this week to help speed up the approval and clearance of medical devices. The legislation, “Patient Access to Medical Innovation Act”, was introduced by Senator Al Franken (MN), who noted “My legislation would remove unnecessary barriers so that these critical medical devices get to the patients that need them as quickly and safely as possible.”   read more

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