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Curtailing Cures?

Food & Drug Administration |  | For more than 25 years, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has relied on established clear and enforceable standards for the manufacture and sale of homeopathic medicines in the U.S. Now the FDA wants to withdraw this standard and replace it with a vague enforcement policy. Without clear guidance on what is legal, regulatory ...Read More »

2,000 Reasons It Is Unethical That Turmeric Is Not FDA Approved

Food & Drug Administration |  | There are over 2,000 studies on the GreenMedInfo database demonstrating the power of turmeric to heal, but this time-tested, safe, and affordable healing substance still has not received FDA approval to “prevent, treat, or cure” disease despite the fact that it is capable of doing exactly that.  One of the greatest if not the greatest ...Read More »

US Court Rejects FDA Appeal on GMO Salmon Approval Documents

Food & Drug Administration |  | Last week, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the FDA’s latest attempt to hide thousands of pages of key government documents related to the agency’s first-ever approval of genetically engineered (GE) salmon for human consumption. The court’s decision is a big win for public transparency and a firm rejection of the Trump administration’s position ...Read More »

All Homeopathic Products Now Illegal?

Food & Drug Administration |  | Story at-a-glance In a draft guidance document released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the agency takes aim at homeopathic remedies In a reversal of a long-standing decision to treat homeopathic remedies differently from other drugs, the FDA has now labeled virtually all of these products as “new drugs” that are “subject to ...Read More »

Why The Law Forbids The Medicinal Use Of Natural Substances

Food & Drug Administration |  | According to the FDA’s legal definition, a drug is anything that “diagnoses, cures, mitigates, treats, or prevents a disease.” The problem with this definition is that there are numerous substances, as readily available and benign as found on our spice racks, which have been proven by countless millennia of human experience to mitigate, prevent and ...Read More »

Cheese Recall Affects 130 More Products … But The FDA Isn’t Allowed to Name Them

Food & Drug Administration |  | You probably saw the article last week about the massive recall of Sargento products. As it turns out, the Sargento products are only a drop in the bucket – there are 130 more products out there and the FDA is under a gag order not to name them, according to the website Food Safety News. ...Read More »

FDA Milk Prohibition Is Dirty Dairy’s Scheme

Food & Drug Administration |  | Despite warnings from U.S. health organizations like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that consuming raw (i.e., unpasteurized) milk is dangerous, the wholesome, natural food has a loyal and growing following. You might remember that at one time all milk was “raw,” as pasteurization did not yet exist. This 19th century invention is touted ...Read More »

CDC Knew Its Vaccine Program Was Exposing Children to Dangerous Mercury Levels Since 1999

Food & Drug Administration |  | Uncovered documents show that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) knew that infant vaccines were exposing American children to mercury far in excess of all federal safety guidelines since 1999. The documents, created by a FDA consulting toxicologist, show how federal regulators concealed the dangerous ...Read More »

Cholesterol Lowering Statins Found To Damage Peripheral Nerves

Food & Drug Administration |  | Have the nerve-damaging properties of statin drugs now been confirmed? There are over 300 adverse health effects associated with the use of this chemical class of cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins, with myotoxicity (muscle-damaging) and neurotoxicity (nerve-damaging) top on the list. When will the FDA step in and warn the public, as proof of the ...Read More »

How The FDA Manipulates The Media

Food & Drug Administration |  | By: Charles Seife, Scientific American | The FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence, our investigation reveals. Other institutions are following suit. It was a faustian bargain—and it certainly made editors at National Public Radio squirm. The deal was this: NPR, along with a select group of ...Read More »

20 Things The FDA (Federal Deception Administration) Doesn’t Want You To Know

Food & Drug Administration |  | There was a time when “FDA Approved” was a vote of credibility. We could purchase a product and feel safe because the government watchdogs had checked it out thoroughly before allowing it to be sold. Now, “FDA Approved” means “The company that produced this product has enough money and clout to allow it to be ...Read More »

The FDA And Big Pharma Are Too Cozy

Food & Drug Administration |  | One of the primary roles of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to review the safety and efficacy of new drugs before approving them for the U.S. market. Clearly an objective, unbiased review is needed for this system to work, but a new study published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests conflicts ...Read More »

Why Is Turmeric Still Not FDA Approved?

Food & Drug Administration |  | There are over 2,000 studies on the GreenMedInfo database demonstrating the power of turmeric to heal, but this time-tested, safe, and affordable healing substance still has not received FDA approval to “prevent, treat, or cure” disease despite the fact that it is capable of doing exactly that.  One of the greatest, if not the greatest ...Read More »

FDA Issues Revised Draft New Dietary Ingredient Guidance For Supplements

Food & Drug Administration |  | Previously jubilant Industry not so jubilant as NHF’s predictions come true. I truly wish that I had been wrong. Four years ago I predicted in writing that the whole-food industry’s jubilance over the decision of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to revise the FDA’s Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient ...Read More »

The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal

Food & Drug Administration |  | Did you know that Aspartame was banned by the FDA twice? How is this product legal now? The bittersweet argument over whether Aspartame is safe or not has been going on for a long time. On one side we have medical evidence that suggests we should avoid using it and on the other side we ...Read More »

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