Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - “No need to be fat. No need to diet or go through unpleasant exercise.”...“Your thin friends can tell you the right way to fight fat.”...“Men avoided me. I was too fat.” Sounds like a lot of the bogus diet promotions the FTC has gone to court to shut down. But there are two things different about this false advertising case.
Washington, DC - Four eminent scientists have agreed to serve as U.S. Science Envoys beginning in January, 2015: Dr. Peter Hotez, Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Dr. Arun Majumdar, and Dr. Geri Richmond. Announced by President Obama in Cairo in June 2009, the U.S. Science Envoy program demonstrates the United States’ commitment to science, technology, and innovation as tools of diplomacy and economic growth.
Arlington, Virginia - Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael Stevens today said the Navy is revoking Bill Cosby's title of honorary Chief Petty Officer, originally presented in 2011.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new use for Jakafi (ruxolitinib) to treat patients with polycythemia vera, a chronic type of bone marrow disease. Jakafi is the first drug approved by the FDA for this condition.
California seafood company to halt production until FDA documents correction of unsanitary practices
Los Angeles, California - Monday, a federal judge from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Neptune Manufacturing, Inc., of Los Angeles, and its owners, Alexander Goldring, Peter Oyrekh and Semyon Krutovsky.
Sacramento, California - Positive. Productive. Creative, collaborative, cooperative … CDFA staff, from scientists and veterinarians to inspectors and technicians, embody these characteristics as they undertake a variety of projects and programs on behalf of the agriculture industry and the people of the Golden State.