Washington, DC - Star Natural Meats, LLC, an Astoria, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 20,000 pounds of raw, non-intact pork sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain milk and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. In addition, the products contain restricted ingredients, specifically sodium nitrite and sodium nitrate, which are not declared on the finished product label.

San Diego, California - A month-old duiker calf eagerly took a bottle from her keeper earlier today (Aug. 3, 2018) at the San Diego Zoo. Then the calf spent some bonding time with her mother and father. The female calf, named Etana (pronounced eh-TA-na, meaning Swahili for “strong one”), was born in an off-exhibit area of the Zoo’s Ituri Forest multi-species habitat on July 7, to first-time mom, Peep.

Washington, DC - The United States economy is continuing its longest streak of consecutive positive monthly job growth at 94 months, with 3.9 million jobs created since President Donald J. Trump was elected in November 2016.

Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a Request for Information (RFI) seeking public input on existing capabilities and needs of national-level offshore wind research and development (R&D) test facilities.

Honolulu, Hawaii - Remarks by Vice President Pence in Office Call with Commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command:

Washington, DC - As a public health agency, there is no greater impact we can have to improve the health of our nation than to significantly reduce the rate of tobacco-related disease and death. Through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s comprehensive framework for regulating nicotine and tobacco, we’re developing policies that support the possibility of a world where combustible cigarettes could no longer create or sustain addiction. A key part of this framework are steps to pave the way for products that help currently addicted smokers move away from the deadliest form of nicotine delivery.