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July 15, 2009
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Taking On Small Business Identity Theft
from Business Week
An overwhelming majority of identity theft schemes take advantage of personal identification, but businesses and organizations are also vulnerable. More    E-mail article

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Government Affairs

Feds Outline New Food-safety Initiatives
from CNN
Top Obama administration officials recently outlined several new initiatives to safeguard the country's food supply, saying the recent spate of food-borne illnesses is unacceptable. More    E-mail article


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Concerned Honduras Coffee Growers, Traders Weigh Coup Impact
from The Wall Street Journal
Honduran coffee producers and traders reacted with caution and concern as the industry evaluated the political and economic impact of Sunday's bloodless military coup that ousted President Manuel Zelaya hours ahead of a disputed constitutional referendum. Subscription Required    E-mail article


Business/Industry

Small Business Faces Big Bite
from The Wall Street Journal
House Democrats plan to pay for their health-care legislation with a big tax increase on wealthy households, aiming to raise $540 billion over the next decade with a package of surtaxes on families making $350,000 or more. More    E-mail article

USDA May Regulate All Food Sold in Schools
from Newsday
The U.S. Agriculture Department would regulate all food sold in schools - not just cafeteria meals - when Congress reauthorizes child nutrition programs, the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee said recently. Chairman Tom Harkin said giving the USDA authority over all food in schools will ensure junk food does not undermine nutrition programs, according to Reuters. More    E-mail article

Corporate Social Responsibility

Organic vs. Natural - A Source of Confusion in Food Labeling
from The Chicago Tribune
A new study shows wide confusion among American consumers about products aimed at the green market. Many mistakenly believe "natural" is a greener term than "organic." More    E-mail article

A Business Guide to Energy Conservation
from Inc. Magazine
Successfully reducing energy use demands a commitment from company leaders to set goals and follow through. "Low hanging fruit is easy to find," says Betsy Dutrow, of the EPA's Energy Star program, "but it grows back if you don't have good practices and procedures in place." More    E-mail article

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