Transportation Industry Update: Hours-of-Service Regulations and the Electronic Logging Device Mandate

Category: Transportation

January 29, 2020

A major issue for the U.S. trucking industry in recent years has been hours-of-service (HOS) regulations; rules that govern the working hours of an individual operating a commercial motor vehicle.


Excess Capacity: Responding to Underwriting & Carrier Challenges

Category: Property

January 21, 2020

To best respond to mounting underwriting and carrier challenges, it’s important for brokers to work closely with clients, conducting comprehensive risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities to help minimize exposures, maximize coverage and reduce insurance costs.

Food Waste

The Impact of Food Waste in the U.S.

Category: Energy

January 15, 2020

Renewable energy is more than a passing trend, and it is growing faster than expected. Today, organic waste is the second largest contributor to landfills (second only to paper products) and continues to be a growing problem in the U.S., affecting the environment and the economy.

Romaine Lettuce

FDA Begins Surveillance Efforts on Romaine Lettuce in 2020

Category: Product Recalls

January 7, 2020

The FDA will begin collecting romaine lettuce samples in 2020, in direct response to the number of illness outbreaks that were linked to romaine lettuce in 2019, as well as ongoing consumer concern regarding lettuce consumption. This effort is designed to assist in identifying sources of contamination and help with the targeting of investigations into foodborne illness outbreaks.



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