Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Danielle Nierenberg
Washington, DC - Imagine if the price you paid for a hamburger included factors such as heart disease, the number one cause of death worldwide; or the runoff of manure spread on fields from concentrated animal feeding operations; or injuries to workers in slaughterhouses and processing plants; or the poor animal welfare practices in livestock operations.
- Written by Lesley Fair - FTC
Washington, DC - Does your company participate in the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework? It’s a voluntary international privacy program administered by the Department of Commerce that lets companies transfer data from the EU to the U.S. in compliance with EU law. Of course, data security and privacy are everyday obligations for companies, but are you honoring one particular once-a-year provision? And what about promises you make regarding how you resolve consumer disputes?
- Written by Emma Hopkins
West Lafayette, Indiana - Prices for used farm machinery have been trending lower in the past year due to a surplus of inventory at dealerships, but buying used may not always be the best option, a Purdue University expert says.
- Written by Emil Venere
West Lafayette, Indiana - New research shows how inkjet-printing technology can be used to mass-produce electronic circuits made of liquid-metal alloys for "soft robots" and flexible electronics.
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson recognized April 5 through April 11 as Women and Girls in STEM Week and urged educators, business, and community leaders to work together to increase the percentage of women, girls, and underrepresented youth in STEM fields.
- Written by IVN
The Department of General Services announced today that Lisa Jaime Silverman, Executive Officer for the State Allocation Board and Office of Public School Construction, has been honored with a Latina Technology and Business Leadership award by the Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA).
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