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U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Surpass 100,000 in 2021, New CDC Data Shows
Drug overdose deaths topped 100,000 last year, according to newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). After accounting for underreporting, the CDC predicts there were over 107,600 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. over the course of 2021. Read more
SEC Action Filed Against Mining Co. for False
and Misleading ESG Disclosures
Category: Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG)
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint on April 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Vale S.A., alleging Vale misled investors through false and misleading Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) disclosures. Read more
Class Action Filed Against McDonald’s for Use of PFAS in Packaging
Categories: Class Actions, PFAS
An Illinois resident filed a proposed class action against McDonald’s Corp. for the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances—PFAS—in the company’s food packaging, alleging the chemicals may increase the risk of cancer and other illnesses. Read more