House of Smoke Recalls Products

Washington, DC - House of Smoke, Inc., a Ft. Lupton, Colorado, establishment, is recalling approximately 4,692 pounds of Wild Boar Brotwurst products due to nitrite levels in excess of the regulatory limit, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

Secretary Kerry's Meeting With UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura

Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry met today in London with UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura to discuss the situation in Syria and ongoing efforts to achieve a political solution to the conflict there.

U.S. Chamber, INTA Applaud Senate Resolution on Anti-Counterfeiting

Washington, DC - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) and the International Trademark Association (INTA) applauded the recent Senate passage of S. Res. 542, designating July as National Anti-Counterfeiting Consumer Education and Awareness Month. The Resolution recognizes the 70th anniversary of the first federal U.S. trademark law, the Trademark Act of 1946, commonly referred to as the Lanham Act, and was introduced by co-chairs of the Senate Congressional Trademark Caucus, Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles “Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE).

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Drug Smuggler Attempting to Circumvent Traffic Checkpoint

Yuma, Arizona - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a male Mexican national - later determined to be in the U.S. illegally - attempting to circumvent the traffic checkpoint on I-8, east of Yuma, Thursday.

President Barack Obama on the Attack in Nice, France

Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "On behalf of the American people, I condemn in the strongest terms what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, which killed and wounded dozens of innocent civilians. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and other loved ones of those killed, and we wish a full recovery for the many wounded.