Special interests may soon dictate what Internet content you are able to access. Action Alert!
Month: May 2014
Congress Chastises FDA: “You’re Not Listening!”
“We found that FDA focused on perfecting their legal reasons for inaction,” a Senate committee wrote, “instead of protecting families.” Action Alert!
First, GMO Human Embryos—Now a Living GMO Organism with Artificial DNA!
If that weren’t disturbing enough, the FDA is using terms like “manufacturing.”
The Great Connecticut Chocolate Milk Fiasco
How can schools create healthy meals when politicians interfere?
FDA Asked Big Pharma to Self-Police on Dangerous Chemicals
You can guess how that worked out. Action Alert!
Federal Agencies Target Natural Products—But Give Big Food a Free Pass on False Advertising
The FDA and the FTC won’t allow reasonable, science-based claims about foods and supplements, but they let mega-companies like Coke run wild. Action Alert!
RDs Being Told that GMOs Are Safe and Gluten Intolerance Is a Fad
Meanwhile, there are fresh victories (and challenges) in the battle to stop AND from monopolizing nutrition advice. State Action Alert!
“Put Down that Healthy Food, and Take Statin Drugs Instead!”
The American Heart Association’s woefully outdated dietary guidelines are hurting Americans’ health.
What Does the FDA Know about Farming? “Jack Manure,” Apparently
The agency’s fumbling around on farm safety rules might seem comic—if the livelihood of small farmers and brewers weren’t at stake.
Could a Chinese Herb Replace Life-Threatening RA Drugs?
The famous Cleveland Clinic has opened a Chinese herbal medicine center, but Europe is virtually banning it. Action Alert!