Public Sector
FTC Offers Comments on NIST’s Privacy Framework   
October 26, 2019
Source: MeriTalk - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offered its comments on the draft version of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) Privacy Framework, including praise and suggestions for several additions...
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Building an ecosystem for responder innovations   
October 25, 2019
Source: GCN - A new innovation challenge for first responder technology has been announced by FirstNet, the Economic Development Administration and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The Accelerate R2 Network Challenge will...
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Warren Buffett on Pricing Power and Economic Moats   
October 25, 2019
Source: YAHOO! - In 2009, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission was established by Congress to examine and help determine the causes of the 2008 economic tumult that ensued in the wake of the securitized mortgage market meltdown. Under its...
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Meat, poultry products sent to Georgia, Missouri recalled   
October 25, 2019
Source: WJBF - GEORGIA (WJBF) — 126,000 pounds of meat and poultry products sent to Georgia locations recalled due to unsanitary conditions, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The...
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United States Cattlemen’s Association Files Petition For Rule Making With FSIS   
October 25, 2019
Source: WNAX - Wednesday, the United States Cattlemen’s Association filed a petition for rule making with the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service to address Product of the USA and Made in the USA claims on U.S. beef. U.S....
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Myanmar made no progress on child labour last year   
October 25, 2019
Source: Companies - Moves to tackle the problem have included an ILAB (Bureau of International Labor Affairs) funded project implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to develop the first generation of experts on child labour, both...
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UPDATE 1-California has 'veered' out of its lane in emissions pact with Quebec -U.S. lawsuit   
October 25, 2019
Source: Reuters - WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday sued California, state officials, the California Air Resources Board, and the Western Climate Initiative Inc for entering into a cap and trade agreement with the...
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Mawmaw’s Chicken Pies recalls chicken and meat products   
October 24, 2019
Source: The Yadkin Ripple - WASHINGTON – MawMaw’s Chicken Pies, a Kernersville, N.C. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of chicken pie and meatloaf products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of...
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State Reports 17 More Vaping-Related Lung Injuries   
October 24, 2019
Source: Patch - The Department of Public Health said there are now 46 cases — 16 confirmed and 30 probable — that it has reported to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those updated numbers, 27 are female and 19 are...
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California has 'veered' out of its lane in emissions pact with Quebec: U.S. lawsuit   
October 24, 2019
Source: Reuters - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday sued California, state officials, the California Air Resources Board, and the Western Climate Initiative Inc for entering into a cap and trade agreement with the Canadian...
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