Before that, Canadians backed Philippines plea to take back waste
Even Canadians want their government to take back the trash that was shipped from their country to the Philippines.
‘More than 11,000 Canadians have signed a Filipino-initiated petition for the Canadian government to “re-export” some 50 containers of adult diapers and household waste held at the Manila container port in January, a shipment that has drawn criticism from environment and health groups here…’
Drug firm Novartis pressured to help Leyte firefighter
‘The 43-year-old Raagas, diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) since age 30, has been shifted to Tasigna (generic name: Nilotinib), an expensive Novartis medication used to treat his condition, when he became resistant to his old medication, Glivec.
‘The NHP has denied Raagas’ claim, clarifying that beneficiaries of the Novartis Oncology Access (NOA) program were entitled to “a portion of the cost of their full-year Glivec and Tasigna treatment which they cannot afford to pay.”
‘It said Raagas is currently a NOA beneficiary.
Mom Beats Pitt Bull to Save her Kid
Mom Bites Off Dog’s Ear to Save Kid
‘…Camp was dog sitting a friend’s pit bull who always seemed friendly, until he met Mackenzi.
‘”The dog came up and he was just curious,” recalled Camp. “When he smelled her, that’s when you saw it flip because I think he smelled my dog on her.”
‘The dog attacked the little girl so Camp was forced to fight.
‘She shoved her fist into the dog’s mouth and even bit its ear off all while telling her daughter to turn over so she didn’t choke on blood…’
Now that was fast thinking!
Another way to keep E. coli from ruining your meal
‘Our interest in fermented sausages came from the observation the process currently approved for their manufacture cannot prevent final product contamination by E.coli O157:H7 if it’s present in the raw material (ground beef).
‘We found that if we use cold mustard flour (treated with heat so it is no longer spicy), as an ingredient in the fermented sausage or ham, if any E. coli O157:H7 are present they will digest the flour to obtain glucose from it. Inadvertently, they create isothiocyanates, which are toxic to the bacteria, and they essentially commit suicide during product manufacture…’