Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - It’s no secret that food loss and food waste are big problems. At least 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted every year—in fields, during transport, in storage, at restaurants, and in markets in industrialized and developed countries alike. In rich countries alone, some 222 million tons of food is wasted, which is almost as much as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa. And according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), wasted food costs some US$680 billion in industrialized countries and US$310 billion in developing countries.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people of Argentina as you celebrate the bicentennial of your nation’s declaration of independence on July 9.
New York - Great restaurants not only serve delicious food—they are also passionate about wine. Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, has released the winners of the 2016 Restaurant Awards, which recognize outstanding wine programs. For this year’s awards, Wine Spectator launched two exciting entities the official Restaurant Awards app and the newly minted Restaurants.WineSpectator.com - which together provide patrons the best guides to restaurants that deliver exceptional wine experiences.
Washington, DC - Today, Secretary of State John Kerry announced in Kyiv that the United States is providing nearly $23 million in additional U.S. humanitarian assistance to help thousands of vulnerable people affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. This announcement brings the total of U.S. humanitarian assistance since the start of the crisis to more than $135 million.
Secretary of State John Kerry's Meetings With Leaders of Georgia's Opposition and Speaker of Parliament
Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry met this morning with the leadership of Georgia's opposition parties and the Speaker of Parliament to hear their priorities for Georgia in advance of October's parliamentary elections.
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued a consumer alert urging Californians to make informed decisions and protect themselves from rental and moving scams. Summer is a popular time for traveling, vacations, and moves to new houses and apartments. Unfortunately, scammers are also aware of these summertime transitions and scams peak during this time of year as families move to new homes and students move in and out of new housing arrangements.
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