Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - In another step to enhance the FTC’s website, I'm pleased to announce that our agency has enabled encryption by default (HTTPS) for ftc.gov, our primary public domain, and home of the Tech@FTC blog. Ironically, as I was preparing this post, the entire internet has been FREAKing out about another vulnerability in SSL.
Orange Cove, California - An additional portion of Fresno County along its southern border with Tulare County has been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detections of ACP in two locations in an unincorporated area of northern Tulare County near the City of Orange Cove.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today authorized use of Lixelle Beta 2-microglobulin Apheresis Column, the first device to treat dialysis-related amyloidosis (DRA).
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The first day I walked into the State Department as Secretary, David Wade had already been quietly sworn in the day before to start work on Mahogany Row as my Chief of Staff. He promised to stay a year in his job, but true to form, he went above and beyond, giving me and the Department more than two years of the kind of remarkable service he's given me for close to two decades.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zarxio (filgrastim-sndz), the first biosimilar product approved in the United States.
Washington, DC - Lawmakers joined with the Association of Mature American Citizens this week at a Social Security Working Group meeting intended "to light a fire" in Congress on the issue, according to association president Dan Weber.