Secretary of State Pompeo's Meeting With UN Secretary-General Guterres

Washington, DC - Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday in Washington with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. They discussed global efforts to achieve the denuclearization of North Korea, the importance of making irreversible progress towards a political resolution in Syria by convening the constitutional committee in November, and a cessation of hostilities in Yemen.

Drawn to Sea: USS Harry S. Truman's Comic Book Artist

Norwegian Sea - Can a Sailor have cake and eat it too? This is an age-old question many may have pondered while sailing the seas. When your job is defending freedom, what place do hobbies and personal interests have while executing the mission? Such concerns seem insignificant and trivial when compared to the big picture, but they are, in fact, very important to the wellbeing of Sailors – especially those deployed.

FDA and DHS increase coordination of responses to medical device cybersecurity threats

Washington, DC - As part of the Administration’s ongoing efforts to strengthen cybersecurity in health care, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a memorandum of agreement to implement a new framework for greater coordination and cooperation between the two agencies for addressing cybersecurity in medical devices.

USDA Announces Hass Avocado Board Appointments

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the appointment of nine individuals to serve on the Hass Avocado Board.

Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. Recalls Meat and Poultry Products due to Possible Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes

Washington, DC - Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc., a firm with establishments located in Carson, California, Charlotte, N.C. and Jessup, Penn., is recalling approximately 795,261 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products that contain an onion ingredient that may be contaminated with  Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

“California Farms,” by the Peterson Brothers

Sacramento, California - Those clever Peterson Brothers are at it again. The young farming trio from Kansas recently visited the Orange County Fair and came away inspired by the immensity and diversity of California’s food production. Here’s a new video, “California Farms.”