FDA’s new consideration of labeling for sesame allergies

Washington, DC - Food allergies have touched the lives of most of us. Thousands of Americans experience life-threatening, food-related reactions each year, and an estimated 20 people die from them annually. In some cases, such reactions occur despite a careful reading of packaged food labels by conscientious consumers. To me, that’s unacceptable.

Novel Material Could Make Plastic Manufacturing More Energy-Efficient

Washington, DC - An innovative filtering material may soon reduce the environmental cost of manufacturing plastic. Created by a team including scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the advance can extract the key ingredient in the most common form of plastic from a mixture of other chemicals—while consuming far less energy than usual.

Presidential Memorandum on Developing a Sustainable Spectrum Strategy for America’s Future

Washington, DC - Presidential Memorandum on Developing a Sustainable Spectrum Strategy for America’s Future:

President Trump Commemorating the 35th Anniversary of the Attack on Beirut Barracks

Washington, DC - President Trump Commemorating the 35th Anniversary of the Attack on Beirut Barracks:

HHS Activates Aid for Uninsured Floridians Needing Medicine after Hurricane Michael

Washington, DC - Thousands of uninsured Floridians are eligible for no-cost replacements of critical medications lost or damaged by Hurricane Michael. This relief comes from the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP), managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR).