Senator Durbin’s bill, which will be introduced in Congress this week, is likely to be another example of burdensome and unnecessary legislation.
Month: June 2011
Action Alert: FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Nanotechnology
When is organic not organic? When nanoparticles are involved.
You Did It! You Helped Ban BPA in Delaware!
A few weeks ago we issued an Action Alert to help pass an important bill to fight BPA in Delaware. Thanks to your activism, Delaware’s children will be healthier.
State Action Alert: New York Says “Stop Exposing Our CAFOs!”
Pending legislation in New York State wants to send investigative journalists to jail for photographing factory farms.
House Cuts FDA Budget by $285 Million!
And with that budget hit, the so-called “food safety” law can’t be implemented—and no money to approve Frankenfish! This is huge!
Action Alert: New Legislation Would Expand HSA and FSA Coverage of Dietary Supplements
A new bill would expand “eligible medical expenses” in the IRS code to include herbs, vitamins, minerals, homeopathic remedies, meal replacement products, and other dietary and nutritional supplements.
FDA Finally Rules on Sunscreen Safety
After thirty-three years of deliberation, the FDA tells consumers it’s OK to put toxic substances on their skin, and advises them to avoid natural sunlight!
New Studies Turn the Tables on What’s Safe—and What’s Not
FDA finds higher levels of arsenic in chicken than previously thought; latest report reaffirms supplement safety; and NIH abandons niacin study.
Dietitians Are Buying Coke’s Line: Sugar, Artificial Colors are SAFE for Children!
We wish we could say we are surprised. Registered dietitians are now being given formal education by the Coca-Cola Company on how safe its ingredients are.
The European E. Coli Outbreak: The Real Story
Hint: It’s not about organic food.