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  • JAMA comes down hard on FDA and pharmaceutical companies
    JAMA comes down hard on FDA and pharmaceutical companies
    Dr. Steven Woloshin of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice in Lebanon, New Hampshire and colleagues found significant faults with the U. S. Food and Drug Administration and pharmaceutical companies in following drug...
  • Wendy's has changed to zero trans-fat oil for nuggets and fries.
    New FDA rules require full listing of calories
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new rules that will require restaurants and even vending machines to post the calorie content of all of the foods they sell. The rules apply to restaurant chains having 20 or more locations and...
  • Restaurants chains must comply with new FDA regulations and list calories on menus
    FDA: Calorie counts must be listed on restaurant menus
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized two regulations on calorie information listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, as well as some other retail food establishments and vending machines. The regulations are part of the...
  • Recalled beef products
    Nationwide ‘High-Risk Recall’ on ground beef products
    Yesterday on Saturday, the FDA issued notice that approximately 1,200 pounds of various ground beef products have been recalled because of possible high risk of E.Coli 0157 H7.The contamination happened at Ranchers Legacy Meat Co. of Vadnais...
  • Viagra pink pill: Pink Viagra sham, you don't need this?
    Pink Viagra sham: Sexism cited in lack of Viagra pill for women, really?
    It isn’t women rattling the cages of government for a pink Viagra pill, it is the pharmaceutical companies using the ploy of equality for women when it comes to sexual dysfunction. That little pink Viagra pill is billed as something that...
  • Dr. Bronner's Zionist Soap
    Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps proudly display "Zionist ideals" on website
    Dr. Bronner's is something of a cultural fixture among health conscious consumers, a bit like the Chuck Taylor AllStar sneaker among presumed "counterculture" types. The company is most widely known for their all purpose soap, and...
  • Obama in China
    The federally hushed China food import deal adds more danger to Americans
    Barack Obama returns to Washington D.C. today with a big win for China that will increase the prospect of another White House scandal concerning harmful food exposures and safety risks for Americans.“In a post-election surprise, USDA’s...
  • Dr. Bronners Soap VS The FDA
    Dr. Bronners VS. The FDA
    Dr. Bronners soap is now confronted with a legal struggle over its use of Freedom of Speech on its labels, which include ancient words of wisdom, drug addled banters, religious messages and political advocacy.The letter from the FDA stated:"...
  • Pet food
    Iams eyes adding bacteria killer to pet food
    Iams Co. is asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for permission to use a “food additive” to reduce Salmonella bacterial contamination in its dry cat and dog food.According to the FDA, Iams wants to use a Salmonella...
  • Bartlett Milling Company
    Horse owners: Poisonous Horse food recalled by FDA
    Horse owners should be made aware that there has been a recall on certain horse food that can make horses sick and in some cases cause fatality. The grain is reported to contain Rumensin contamination.Monensin (Rumensin) is a common additive in...
  • What do Sybil Goldrich, Dow-Corning, and Several Billion Dollars Have in Common?
    What do Sybil Goldrich, Dow-Corning, and Several Billion Dollars Have in Common?
    Breast Cancer Awareness Month – That’s WhatBreast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) was first observed in the United States in 1985; two years after Sybil Goldrich had a double mastectomy in April of 1983. BCAM has now grown to be...
  • Baby wipes
    Baby wipes recalled, possibly contaminated
    Baby wipes marketed under 10 brand news were recalled from retail outlets and Internet sites throughout the United States, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday. Investigations are under way to determine whether the wipes are...
  • Dr. Oz diet pill study
    Dr. Oz diet pill study: Oz-endorsed magic diet pill was bogus, researchers admit
    A Dr. Oz diet pill study, lacking any verifiable data supporting its benefits, has been withdrawn. Oz, a cardiothoracic surgeon and host of his own Dr. Oz Show, touted and endorsed grand claims of a coffee bean extract, recommending it as a &ldquo...
  • Pumpkin Seed Pesto recalled in California
    Pumpkin Seed Pesto recalled in California
    Possible contamination with botulism has resulted in the recall of Pumpkin Seed Pesto, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday. The product is made by California Olive and Vine of Sutter, California.The company's lab tests showed...
  • FDA approves Harvoni to treat Hepatitis C
    FDA approves Harvoni to treat Hepatitis C
    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Harvoni to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infection. Harvoni is the first combination pill (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) approved for such treatment.Hepatitis is the...