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Cases of Leishmaniasis are increasing in the U.S. and in Canada

Leishmania is a flesh-eating, microscopic parasite that affects millions of people each year, in 98 countries and territories. The disease is transmitted by sandfly bites and causes a disease called leishmaniasis. It is not native to Canada or the U.S.

Exxon expected to announce layoffs in U.S. and Canada

Exxon is close to completing a workforce assessment for the United States and Canada, after which it will announce the number of people it needs to lay off in response to the crisis caused by the pandemic.

Red onions responsible for Salmonella outbreak in U.S. and Canada

Red Onions are at the root of a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 212 people in the United States and sickened 114 people in Canada. A total of 47 people have been hospitalized in the US and Canada.

WeWork removes thousands of phone booths across US, Canada

WeWork, the office-sharing company that is trying to negotiate a financial lifeline, has a new problem that may prove costly. It has closed about 2,300 phone booths at some of its 223 sites in the US and Canada after detecting a cancer-causing chemical.

GM furloughs 1,200 more workers as strike enters 2nd week

General Motors told more than 1,200 workers in the U.S. and Canada they were being temporarily laid off as of Monday because of the United Auto Workers' ongoing strike against the automaker.

Fiat Chrysler recalls 965,000 vehicles over excess emissions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will recall about 965,000 gasoline-powered vehicles in the United States and Canada that do not meet emissions standards and will replace their catalytic converters, officials said on Wednesday.

Yield Growth registers CBD oil lip glosses with Health Canada

Vancouver - Yield Growth Corp. has announced that its subsidiary Urban Juve has registered for sale with Health Canada three lip glosses containing cannabis sativa hemp seed oil extracted using Urban Juve’s proprietary patent-pending technology.

Canopy Growth-backed Slang lists on CSE - Valued at $500 million

Canopy Growth-backed cannabis consumer product company Slang Worldwide Inc. began trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange on Tuesday with an implied market value of around C$500 million.

Jennie O Turkey — Salmonella outbreak reported in US and Canada

Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, Inc., is recalling approximately 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says.

Americans and Canadians warned not to eat romaine lettuce

Health officials in the U.S. and Canada told people Tuesday to stop eating romaine lettuce because of a new E. coli outbreak.

Tick and mosquito-borne illnesses surge in U.S. and Canada

The number of illnesses caused by ticks and mosquitoes has been increasing in North America. The U.S. saw more than 30,000 illnesses in 2017, while Canada saw an increase from 144 cases in 2009, to nearly 1,500 in 2017.

Moratorium creates major roadblock to US and Canadian fuel exports

While the move received little attention from the mainstream media, on March 21, 2017, the Whatcom County, Washington Council voted in favor of extending for six months a moratorium on shipments of unrefined fossil fuels out of the Cherry Point area.

Sabra Hummus recall alert — U.S. and Canada over Listeria

Colonial Heights, Virginia-based Sabra Dipping Company, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016, due to concerns over contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

EU plans an extensive review of proposal to ban American lobsters

In a move that could hurt American and Canadian lobster fisheries, the European Union is conducting an extensive review of a proposal to ban lobsters imported from the U.S. and Canada.

Recall alert for frozen vegetables in U.S. and Canada — Listeria

Fifteen frozen organic vegetable products have been recalled in at least 35 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces because of the possibility of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

U.S. and Canada broaden recall of cucumbers after 2nd death

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an update on the Salmonella outbreak linked to field cucumbers. There are now two deaths reported, 71 hospitalizations and 341 confirmed cases in 30 states.

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