Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Building on President Obama’s announcement in his State of the Union Address, today the Administration is unveiling details about the Precision Medicine Initiative, a bold new research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease. Launched with a $215 million investment in the President’s 2016 Budget, the Precision Medicine Initiative will pioneer a new model of patient-powered research that promises to accelerate biomedical discoveries and provide clinicians with new tools, knowledge, and therapies to select which treatments will work best for which patients.
Rancho Dominguez, California - At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a federal judge from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California today entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Laclede, Inc. of Rancho Dominguez, California, and its president, Michael A. Pellico. Laclede is the manufacturer of Luvena Prebiotic products.
Washington, DC - Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez issued the following statement in response to a ruling today by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the FTC’s deceptive advertising case against POM Wonderful, its parent company, and its principals.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring January 30, 2015, as Fred Korematsu Day in the State of California.
Washington, DC - Pharmaceutical companies Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. have agreed to divest Ranbaxy’s interests in generic minocycline tablets in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Sun’s $4 billion proposed acquisition of Ranbaxy would likely be anticompetitive. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a global drug company based in India that markets generic drugs in the United States, will acquire the divested assets.
Sacramento, California - The California State Fair is expanding its commercial competitions for 2015 to include a competition for extra virgin olive oil. Of all the olive oil produced in the United States, California produces 99 percent of it.