FDA proposes new levels for lead in baby food

CNN  —  The allowable levels of lead in certain baby and toddler foods should be set at 20 parts per billion or less, according to new draft guidance issued Tuesday…

F.D.A. Proposes Limits for Lead in Baby Food

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday proposed maximum limits for the amount of lead in baby foods like mashed fruits and vegetables and dry cereals, after years of studies…

EPA proposes new rule to crack down on deadly air pollution

CNN  —  For the first time since 2012, the US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing an update to the federal air quality standard for fine soot – a long-awaited step…

US Proposes Global Green Steel Club That Would Put Tariffs on China

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Wednesday sent a proposal to the European Union suggesting the creation of an international consortium that would promote trade in metals produced with less…

Elon Musk again proposes buying Twitter at full price in major reversal

New York CNN  —  Elon Musk on Monday sent a letter to Twitter proposing to follow through with his deal to buy the company at the originally agreed upon price…

FIFA Proposes Late Changes to Qatar World Cup Schedule

Qatar has had 12 years to plan for the World Cup. Now, with the first games of the tournament just over 100 days away and the intricate match schedule announced…

Figure Skating Federation Proposes Raising Age to Compete

How young is too young in the crucible of elite, international sports? Officials in figure skating — a sport plagued on the global stage by questions about the mental and…

FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

“The proposed product standards would, among other things, improve the health and reduce the mortality risk of current smokers of menthol cigarettes or flavored cigars by substantially decreasing their consumption…

C.D.C. Proposes New Guidelines for Treating Pain, Including Opioid Use

The federal government on Thursday proposed new guidelines for prescribing opioid painkillers that remove its previous recommended ceilings on doses for chronic pain patients and instead encourage doctors to use…

As Broadway Struggles, Governor Hochul Proposes Expanded Tax Credit

As Broadway continues to reel from the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Kathy Hochul is proposing to expand and extend a pandemic tax credit intended to help the…