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Dead, Lifeless Food

FDA aims to sterilize our food through the Food Safety Modernization Act After two years of delay, the Food Safety Modernization Act is finally about to go into effect. The FDA is moving forward with rules that are supposed to make food in the United States the safest in the world. Hailed as the most


What The FDA Doesn’t Know About Farming And Food Could Fill An Encyclopedia

This time they try to save us from some of the most delicious and healthy cheeses. A few weeks ago, we reported on the continuing ramifications of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which gave the FDA unprecedented power over farms and food producers. We told you how the agency’s FSMA rulemaking on “spent


FDA Approves Many Drugs They Know Increase Heart and Stroke Risk

University physician calls on FDA to address hidden risk - The agency charged to protect patients from dangerous drug side effects needs to be far more vigilant when it comes to medications that affect blood pressure. Robert P. Blankfield, MD, MS, a clinical professor of family medicine, issues this call to the U.S. Food and


Why The FDA Should Be Charged With Murder

If you worked for a federal agency that was killing people at the rate of 100,000 a year, every year, like clockwork, and if you knew it, wouldn’t you feel compelled to say or do something about it? At the FDA, which is, in fact, killing Americans at that rate, no one has ever felt


Federal Agents Raid Natural Cancer Cure Center

Treating cancer has become one of the fastest growing, economically thriving, money making businesses in the United States. This government funded business is shockingly raking in over $1.3 million dollars per patient. Until recent years, patients had no choice for treating cancer other than turning to chemotherapy and radiation. It’s widely known that conventional treatments


FDA Vaccine Insert Lists Autism As Adverse Reaction (VIDEO)

The FDA Admits that vaccines can cause autism. ExperimentalVaccines


The FDA’s New Food Label Guidelines – A Sneak Attack On Your Dietary Supplements

      By Scott C. Tips, President NHF In a glitzy roll-out last month featuring First Lady Michelle Obama and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg, the FDA proudly announced its first major changes to nutrition and supplement labeling in 20 years.[1]  If the FDA gets its way, you will see a large


The GMO Elephant In The Room

When’s the last time you signed a petition or wrote a letter urging the FDA or Congress or your state legislator to add Vitamin A or potassium to the nutrition label on packaged foods? Do you recall ever petitioning anyone to change the serving sizes listed on food labels? Or to increase the font size


FDA Spies On Whistleblowers To Protect Big Pharma (VIDEO)

Government Agency Takes Screenshots of Whistleblowers’ Computers EVERY 7 SECONDS for YEARS We reported in 2012: When one of the most respected radiologists  in America – the former head of the radiology department at Yale University – attempted to blow the whistle on the fact that the FDA had approved a medical device manufactured by


The FDA Resists The Truth

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has known for more than 12 years (36 years, by some accounts) that the routine use of antibiotics in livestock is harmful to human health. What has it done to protect you? Nada. According to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) “Antibiotic Resistance Threat Report,” published in September


Report: FDA Allowed Antibiotics In Animal Feed Despite Human Health Risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed dozens of antibiotics used in animal feed to stay on the market despite findings by its own researchers that the drugs will likely expose people to antibiotic-resistant infections, according to a report released Monday by an environmental advocacy group. The FDA reviewed 30 different types of antibiotics that


Murder At The FDA

File this one under: “studiously ignored by major media.” I posted this story in August of 2012. It was based on a Truthout interview of a man who did drug reviews for the FDA. He examined applications to approve new medical drugs for public consumption. Pharmaceutical companies must have their new drugs certified as safe


Good News For Local Food And Farms!

Local farms, farmers markets and food hubs can breathe a sigh of relief—for now, at least. On December 19, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced it will take a second look at proposed new laws that would have put many local farms, farmers markets and food processors out of business. The new rules,


Farmers To Face Fines Or Prison Sentences For Selling Food Directly To Customers

This would seem to embody the USDA’s advisory, “Know your farmer, know your food,” right? Not exactly. For the USDA and its sister food regulator, the FDA, there’s a problem: many of the farmers are distributing the food via private contracts like herd shares and leasing arrangements, which fall outside the regulatory system of state


Big Rules Spell Bad News For Small Farms (TAKE ACTION)

Love your local farms, farmers markets, and CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture)? They could be in trouble thanks to heavy-handed new rules proposed under the Food Safety & Modernization Act (FSMA). Unless the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) agrees to some key changes in the FSMA, your local farmer could be forced to shell out


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