The nation’s Cyclospora outbreak peaked some time ago, but it keeps producing cases on its current plateau. The latest count is up to at least 535 cases in 18 states, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. That is 21 more cases and an additional state since CDC’s report last week.
via 18-State Cyclospora Outbreak Spreads Parasite to 21 More Victims | Food Safety News.
Who needs inspection? We do! This could and does happen inside the country and among imports! Even local does not guarantee anything
Britain Threatens Legal Action Against Spain in Gibraltar Dispute – SPIEGEL ONLINE.
Britain said on Monday it may take legal action against Spain for imposing tighter controls at Spain’s border with Gibraltar, a historic bone of contention between the two nations. Britain has also dispatched warships to the coast of Gibraltar — for an exe
rcise. (in futile neo-imperialism)
Muslims to shift to older mosque after vandalism near Colombo – The Hindu.
On Saturday, however, a Buddhist group vandalised the new mosque, pelted it with stones and broke the glass windows, leaving at least five persons injured. Despite heavy police and Special Task Force presence since then, the situation in the neighbourhood remained tense.
The threat of a clash in the locality, where the government had imposed a curfew for two days, led to a meeting of leaders representing different groups and they arrived at a compromise.
(A politicized Buddhist group to be sure – sad to see this but lots of sadness still plagues Sri Lanka)