Opponents of the new ergonomic standard, published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the waning weeks of the Clinton Administration are hoping that it can be moderated or even reversed with President George W.
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GE Fanuc Automation (Charlottesville, VA) and Phoenix Contact (Harrisburg, PA) have made an agreement where GE Fanuc will employ Phoenix Contacts low-density I/O product, Inline, as the foundation for its own I/O product, VersaPoint.
The food industry has long argued that warning labels on products containing saccharin are unnecessary. Apparently its argument resonated with powerful forces in Congress because in a somewhat unusual move, the 2001 appropriations bill for Health and Human Services contained a provision eliminating the warning label for saccharin.