Suicide remains the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. While Maryland remains under the national suicide rate, the rate continues to climb. To combat this growing issue, Grassroots Crisis Intervention and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (MDHMH) are putting resources into new, innovative suicide prevention efforts.
Howard County Economic Development Authority’s (HCEDA) AgTech Division awarded their first ever grant to MCE resident NextLOGiK for the development and implementation of remote hocotemperature monitoring devices. New FSMA regulations include strict temperature reporting requirements and compliance deadlines are fast approaching. If a farmer is selling their meat at a local farmer’s market, they must record the food storage container’s temperature in intervals and provide this log to federal regulators.