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FDA lifts warning on most spinach

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has lifted its warning on most fresh spinach, saying the alert now covers only brands packaged on certain dates.

Feds revise, narrow spinach warning

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. officials have limited a warning against eating fresh spinach to spinach produced in three California counties linked to a nationwide E. coli outbreak.

FDA links toxic spinach to California

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The search for the source of the 146 cases of E. coli infection from spinach in 23 U.S. states has been narrowed to a single region in California.

Spinach fields combed for E. coli clues

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. health officials say an outbreak of E.coli infection linked to raw spinach from California has caused 131 cases of illness in 21 states.

U.S. tainted spinach toll rises to 109

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The number of people affected by E. coli bacteria from eating California spinach rose to 109 Monday, with one death reported in Wisconsin.

E. coli outbreak linked to spinach

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The Food and Drug Administration said in Washington an outbreak of E. coli linked to fresh bagged spinach has sickened 48 people and killed at least one.

Benefits of fish override risks

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Researchers say people may be missing out on the benefits of eating fish because of overblown concerns about mercury exposure and overfishing.

New guide explains food-borne illnesses

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- A guide for health care professionals on how to identify and treat food-borne illnesses was released Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

Government advises on seafood consumption

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A draft advisory from the federal government cautions women of childbearing age and young children to limit their intake of fish including tuna.

Fish might harm heart but still OK to eat

BALTIMORE, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Two studies released Wednesday have reached opposite conclusions about whether eating fish containing high mercury levels could increase the risk of a heart attack.

Washington Agenda-Federal Agencies

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David Campion Acheson (born 4 November 1921) is an American lawyer and the son of former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson.

David Acheson was born in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Yale University, where he was President of the Yale Political Union with a B.A. in 1942. After serving in the U.S. Navy in World War II, Acheson received a L.L.B. from Harvard Law School in 1948. After graduating from Harvard he joined the Atomic Energy Commission as an attorney. Starting in 1950 he spent eleven years with Covington & Burling, one of the biggest law firms in Washington. From 1961 to 1965 he served as United States Attorney for the District of Columbia and served as a special assistant to Henry H. Fowler while he was Secretary of the Treasury. In 1967 Acheson left law and joined the Communications Satellite Corp., where he served various positions including Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Since 1974 he has been with a number of law firms, including Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue; Drinker Biddle & Reath, and Foley, Hoag and Eliot.

Acheson is the author of several books, including Effective Washington Representation, Among Friends: The Personal Letters of Dean Acheson and a memoir, Acheson Country. In 1986, he was appointed to the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident. From 1993 to 1999 he served as President of the U.S. Atlantic Council.

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