Washington, DC - New research from the American Psychological Association (APA) finds that the Mediterranean Diet is better for mind, body, and planetary health. It’s no surprise, however. Decades of research has found that the Mediterranean Diet—a style of eating developed by nutritionist and doctor Ancel Keys featuring plant-based, nutrient-rich foods—helps increase longevity and because it’s plant forward and may help improve environmental sustainability.

Gaithersburg, Maryland - NIST and its partners, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Intel, Intel Mobileye, Lyft, Ricardo, SAE International, and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, invite you to attend a workshop on Consensus Safety Measurement Methodologies for ADS-Equipped Vehicles on June 25-26, 2019, at the NIST Gaithersburg, MD campus. The workshop will feature presentations and breakouts about current perspectives on safety for Automated Driving Systems (ADS).”

Washington, DC - Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

Houston, Texas - U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison for the Southern District of Texas signed and entered a consent decree of permanent injunction, ordering a Texas-based company and its owners to stop producing compounded drugs intended to be sterile until the company complies with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) and other requirements. According to the complaint, despite previous warnings from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Pharm D Solutions, LLC, as well as the company’s owners, Luis R. De Leon and Juan C. De Leon, continued to violate the law, putting patients at risk.

Washington, DC - Yesterday, the House Appropriations approved legislative and report language in the FY 2020 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill related to wild horse and burro management.

Sacramento, California - In order to facilitate dialogue between different sectors of California agriculture about cooperation to prevent future foodborne illness outbreaks, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is partnering with the University of California and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to bring the livestock and produce communities together for a series of workshops.