Washington, DC - June 14th in 1777 the second Continental Congress adopted a resolution. It decreed, “That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white: that the union be thirteen stars, whiten a blue field, representing a new constellation.”

Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon will travel to Hanoi, Vietnam and Bangkok, Thailand from June 14 – 21, 2019.

Holtville, California - The California Good Ag Neighbors: The Produce-Livestock Interface Workshop series is bringing together farmers, ranchers, academia and state and federal regulators to share and learn about the most innovative tools, information and research available to prevent foodborne illness, while continuing to work together to promote and provide diverse and resilient California agriculture.

New Orleans, Louisiana - New Orleans, is home to one of the most original food cultures in the United States. Meanwhile, the city has the largest per-capita population of young people who are not working or enrolled in school—one in five adolescents. Through food service, Father Harry Tompson worked to address the neglect, violence, and poverty in New Orleans that contribute to these disconnected youth. Father Tompson opened Café Reconcile in 1996, which runs a 12-week development program for at-risk youth with culinary, hospitality, employment, and life skill training.

Washington, DC - In just a few years, the FTC’s PrivacyCon has become an Information All-Star Game, complete with panels as high-flying or power-hitting as the Slam Dunk Contest or Home Run Derby. (OK. High-flying and power-hitting if you’re a researcher, academic, or advocate interested in data security and consumer privacy.) The FTC just announced the agenda for the fourth annual PrivacyCon on June 27, 2019. Consult your calendar and save the date.

Washington, DC - Pasture Raised Foods, LLC, doing business as Greener Pastures Chicken, a grower/non-inspected processor located in Elgin, Texas, is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen raw whole poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday.