Phenols http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27809/all en U.S. senators worried US-EU trade talks may not address agriculture http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/us-senators-worried-us-eu-trade-talks-may-not-address-agricultu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Four Republican farm state U.S. senators on Thursday expressed concern that possible free trade talks between the United States and European Union may not dismantle longstanding EU barriers to U.S. pork, beef, poultry and other farm products.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/us-senators-worried-us-eu-trade-talks-may-not-address-agricultu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eli Lilly and Company European Union Phenols Politics Pork Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:30:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739140 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia blocking US meat over additives, West sees protectionism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/russia-blocking-us-meat-over-additives-west-sees-protectionism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Russia veterinary body to ban U.S. beef, pork and turkey</p> <p>* Russia cites use of growth stimulant ractopamine</p> <p>* US says actions appear inconsistent with WTO commitments</p> <p>By Melissa Akin</p> <p>MOSCOW, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Russia's move to ban U.S. meat imports worth over $500 million each year, over a feed additive, will help domestic producers withstand an influx of cheap meat after Russia joined the World Trade Organization (WTO).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/russia-blocking-us-meat-over-additives-west-sees-protectionism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Eli Lilly and Company Phenols Pork Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 19:00:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750450 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. presses Russia to 'immediately' lift meat trade ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/blank-headline-received-11 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday urged Russia to immediately lift a ban on imports on U.S. meat products because of the feed additive ractopamine and to honor the commitments it made last year when it joined the World Trade Organization.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/blank-headline-received-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eli Lilly and Company Phenols Pork Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:30:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5752945 at http://www.globalpost.com US condemns Russian ban on US meat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/us-condemns-russian-ban-us-meat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Washington sharply criticized Moscow Monday for banning imports of US meat, saying the Russians had ignored scientific proof that an additive in US animal feed is safe.</p> <p>Top US officials said that global food-safety experts had cleared the additive, ractopamine, as safe at levels used in the United States.</p> <p>But Russia, enforcing its own rules against any presence of ractopamine, on Monday banned all imports of beef, turkey, chicken, pork and other animals </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/us-condemns-russian-ban-us-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eli Lilly and Company Food and drink Phenols AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 21:15:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753078 at http://www.globalpost.com Taiwan, US to reopen stalled trade talks next week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/taiwan-us-reopen-stalled-trade-talks-next-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Taiwan and the United States will resume stalled trade talks next week after Taipei removed a six-year-old ban on some US beef imports, officials said Wednesday.</p> <p>The US delegation will be led by Deputy US Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis at the two-day discussions beginning Monday, the American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto embassy, said in a statement.</p> <p>Negotiations on a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement, seen as a precursor to a full free trade agreement, have been dormant since 2007.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/taiwan-us-reopen-stalled-trade-talks-next-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Eli Lilly and Company Phenols Pork AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:30:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5774920 at http://www.globalpost.com celebrities-propofol abuse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/39093/130312/celebrities-propofol-abuse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 13 (Yonhap) -- Four female celebrities, including top TV actress Park Si-yeon, have been indicted on charges of illegally taking the psychotropic drug propofol, prosecutors said Wednesday.</p> <p>The celebrities allegedly took the prescription drug for reasons other than its intended purpose up to 100 times at several plastic surgery and dermatology hospitals in the Gangnam district in Seoul, they said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/39093/130312/celebrities-propofol-abuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AstraZeneca General anesthetics Human Interest Law Phenols Yonhap News Agency Wed, 13 Mar 2013 03:15:26 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5781911 at http://www.globalpost.com S. Korean TV celebs charged with propofol abuse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/s-korean-tv-celebs-charged-propofol-abuse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Korean prosecutors said Thursday they had charged four TV celebrities with illegal use of propofol, a short-acting sedative and anaesthetic blamed in the death of US pop legend Michael Jackson.</p> <p>Park Si-Yeon, Lee Seung-Yeon, Jang Mi-In-Ae and Hyun Young were charged with taking the prescription drug for "non-medical purposes", a spokesman for the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office, told AFP.</p> <p>Two doctors who prescribed the drugs for them were also arrested.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130314/s-korean-tv-celebs-charged-propofol-abuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> General anesthetics Human Interest Michael Jackson Phenols AFP Thu, 14 Mar 2013 04:15:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782963 at http://www.globalpost.com Texas experimenting with secret execution drugs -lawsuit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131002/texas-experimenting-secret-execution-drugs-lawsuit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jim Forsyth</p> <p>SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Three Texas death row inmates claim the state plans to execute them by experimenting with new drugs, never used for such a purpose, that were obtained under false pretenses, attorneys told Reuters on Wednesday.</p> <p>Texas is turning to the new execution drugs in a desperate attempt to keep the United States' most active execution chamber operating despite dwindling supplies of the drug traditionally used for lethal injections, a lawsuit filed by the inmates says.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131002/texas-experimenting-secret-execution-drugs-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capital punishment General anesthetics Phenols Social Issues Texas Thomson Reuters Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:43:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5950229 at http://www.globalpost.com Missouri to return execution drug after European objections http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131009/missouri-return-execution-drug-after-european-objections <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Brendan O'Brien</p> <p>(Reuters) - The state of Missouri said on Wednesday it will return an anesthetic it planned to use for executions after the German manufacturer voiced concerns that using it for lethal injections could lead to the European Union to ban export of the drug to the United States.</p> <p>The Missouri Department of Corrections said in a statement that it will send a 2012 order of propofol back to Morris &amp; Dickson LLC, a Louisiana company that supplied the drug.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131009/missouri-return-execution-drug-after-european-objections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AstraZeneca Business General anesthetics Hospitality Law Missouri Phenols Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Oct 2013 00:32:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5956665 at http://www.globalpost.com 11 months after distributor's request, Missouri agrees to return shipment of execution drug http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131009/11-months-after-distributors-request-missouri-agrees-return- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ST. LOUIS - The Missouri Department of Corrections said Wednesday that it will return a shipment of a common anesthetic it intended to use for executions, nearly a year after the drug distributor's urgent request for it to be sent back.</p> <p>The department said in a news release that it still has a supply of propofol, but it didn't clarify whether it had enough of the drug for two upcoming executions. Phone and email messages left with the agency's spokespeople were not returned.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131009/11-months-after-distributors-request-missouri-agrees-return-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AstraZeneca Business General anesthetics Hospitality Law Phenols Politics Social Issues The Canadian Press Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:18:25 +0000 The Canadian Press 5956612 at http://www.globalpost.com Missouri governor halts October execution over drug controversy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/missouri-governor-halts-october-execution-over-drug-controversy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said on Friday he was halting an execution set for October 23 that was supposed to be the first ever using the drug propofol and directed the state corrections department to find another form of lethal injection.</p> <p>Propofol is widely used as an anesthetic in hospitals and its potential use in executions has triggered strong opposition from the European Union, which opposes the death penalty. The union has threatened to cut off all exports of the drug if it is used for executions.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/missouri-governor-halts-october-execution-over-drug-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AstraZeneca General anesthetics Phenols Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Oct 2013 17:47:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5958632 at http://www.globalpost.com German firm blocked shipments to U.S. distributor after drug sent for executions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/german-firm-blocked-shipments-us-distributor-after-drug-sent-ex <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kevin Murphy</p> <p>(Reuters) - A German manufacturer confirmed on Thursday that it took the extraordinary step of suspending shipments of a widely used drug to a U.S. distributor this year after 20 vials were mistakenly sent to the state of Missouri to be used in executions.</p> <p>Drugmaker Fresenius Kabi said shipments of the anesthetic propofol were halted to a Louisiana distributor for 4 1/2 months through mid-March because the company feared the European Union would ban export of the drug altogether if it was used in executions.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/german-firm-blocked-shipments-us-distributor-after-drug-sent-ex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AstraZeneca Business General anesthetics Health Labor Phenols Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:47:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5958213 at http://www.globalpost.com Missouri drops new execution drug after European opposition http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/missouri-drops-new-execution-drug-after-european-opposition <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kevin Murphy</p> <p>Kansas City, Missouri (Reuters) - Missouri on Friday abandoned plans to become the first U.S. state to use the anesthetic propofol in an execution after it drew strong opposition, especially in Europe, where 90 percent of the drug is manufactured.</p> <p>Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, a longtime death penalty supporter, announced that propofol would not be used in an execution scheduled for later this month, and directed state officials to find another lethal drug for future use.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131011/missouri-drops-new-execution-drug-after-european-opposition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AstraZeneca Business General anesthetics Phenols Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:16:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5958884 at http://www.globalpost.com Ohio to use execution drugs combination never tried in U.S http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131028/ohio-use-execution-drugs-combination-never-tried-us <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kim Palmer</p> <p>CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Ohio said on Monday that it does not have enough of the drug pentobarbital to carry out a scheduled execution next month and will turn to a combination of two drugs that a death-penalty expert said has never been used before in the United States.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131028/ohio-use-execution-drugs-combination-never-tried-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chemistry General anesthetics Phenols Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:35:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5973384 at http://www.globalpost.com Insight: U.S. farm kids lavish shampoos and drugs on their prize cattle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131103/insight-us-farm-kids-lavish-shampoos-and-drugs-their-prize-catt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Lisa Baertlein and P.J. Huffstutter</p> <p>DALLAS (Reuters) - For more than a century, ranchers and their kids have paraded cattle around the dusty show ring at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas, in a rite of passage that is part farm economics, part rural theater.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131103/insight-us-farm-kids-lavish-shampoos-and-drugs-their-prize-catt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Eli Lilly and Company Merck Phenols Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 03 Nov 2013 14:17:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5978761 at http://www.globalpost.com