Imperial Valley News Center
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing four vacancies on the Fertilizer Research and Education Program’s Technical Advisory Subcommittee. This subcommittee reviews and recommends fertilizer research and education proposals for funding to CDFA’s Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board.
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns the horrific attacks today in the towns of Jabla in the northwest province of Latakia, and the port city of Tartus, for which Da’esh has claimed responsibility and where more than 60 civilians were killed and injured in multiple bombings that targeted bus stations and a hospital. We will continue to lead the global coalition to degrade and defeat Da’esh so that it can no longer brutalize those who reject its tormented worldview.
Sacramento, California - Raw milk and cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County with a code date of June 1, 2016 is the subject of a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones. The quarantine order followed the confirmed detection of Salmonella bacteria in raw whole milk and raw skim milk. No illnesses have been reported at this time.
Washington, DC - U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Dr. Jonathan Pershing will travel May 23 – 24 to Bonn, Germany to attend the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Bonn Inter-sessional Climate Conference.
Washington, DC - After a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order resolving the Commission’s complaint against Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc., alleging the company falsely advertised the level of encryption it provided to protect patient data.
Sacramento, California - The 700 cows on Cace Van Steyn’s dairy farm in Elk Grove excrete about 98,000 pounds of manure and urine every day. All that waste produces methane.