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THE FDA VS. CHEESE: PESKY ANTI-BACTERIA RESTRICTIONS GET ROQUEFORT & ST. NECTAIRE BANNED
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bad News, FDA, imported cheeses, humans, government, food, illness, society, safety, risks, nutrition, protection, interesting, ethics )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - bustle.com
Can I just remind the Food and Drug Administration, and the world, that cheese is supposed to have bacteria? Bacteria is what gives certain cheeses their complexity, sharp flavor, and distinct texture. So quit messing!
Sign the Petition: Tell the USDA to Label Pink Slime
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, beef, pink slime, FDA, labeling, meat )

Freya
- 53 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Pink slime is back. The ammonia-treated beef additive made from grinding together unused scraps of beef and connective tissue is starting to make a major comeback, with sales up three-fold since 2012.
Not So Safe: How the FDA Lets Food Safety Slip Through the Holes
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food safety, protection, health, food additives, illness, humans, food, diet, warning, nutrition, government )

Carrie
- 58 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Many people presume that some federal agency is overseeing the safety of the ingredients in our food supply. That's reasonable, because that is actually what the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to be doing, and what Congress told...
FDA Consumer Advice: Raw Food Can Endanger Pets
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, warning, pets, raw food, Salmonella, Listeria, safety, protection, health, illness, diet, nutrition, prevention )

Carrie
- 110 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published consumer advice on Monday warning pet owners about their pets' risk for contracting Salmonella or Listeria monocytogenes from raw food.
FDA Proposal to Put 'Added Sugars' in Nutrition Facts Panel Sparks Debate
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, added sugars, nutrition, government, food, news, protection, health, family )

Carrie
- 119 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Last week, legal analysts for OFW Law published a blog arguing that "Added Sugars" should not be included in the Food and Drug Administration's revamp of the Nutrition Facts panel.
Please Sign: FDA Make Sure Women Are Included in Clinical Trials
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women representation in clinical trials, FDA, Drugs, Medical Devices, health, drug reactions, hormones, genetic differences between sexes, health research, women excluded, safetyrisks )

Susan
- 143 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Results of health studies on men don't necessarily tell us how drugs and medical devices will help or harm women. But for years women have been, essentially, left out these clinical trials - and it is harming them!
Please Sign to Save Children Dying From DMD (Deadline 29th March)
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDASIA, FDA, treatment, death, children, terminal, DMD, Duchenne, muscular dystrophy )

Lauren
- 214 days ago - theracetoyes.org
DMD is fatal but a new drug could finally offer a treatment! If you haven't already, please sign + share the petition (it's open to citizens of all nations). 100,000 signatures needed by the deadline! Information in the first comment.
FDA Approves Israel-Developed Stem Cell 'Factory' for Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stem cells, placenta, FDA, Israel )

David
- 219 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Pluristem is moving into mass-production of its placenta-based muscle repair system. Derived from human placenta, will be produced in a large facility in northern Israel.
A Mother's Plea to the FDA for Quicker Action in Order to Save Her Sons (Video)
Health & Wellness  (tags: DMD, Duchenne, FDA, FDASIA, death, children, petition, government, video )

Lauren
- 220 days ago - aol.com
Max has access to treatment & is improving while older brother deteriorates 'Everybody's happy for Max & that might be hard for Austin. We try not to celebrate here, because how can we celebrate Max's gains when Austin's just losing?' Petition in comments
Please Release a Life-Saving Drug to Children Dying From DMD! [Deadline: 29 March 2014]
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, DMD, death, children, disease, treatment, deadline, FDASIA )

Lauren
- 231 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
DMD is fatal but a new drug could finally offer a treatment! Please sign this petition to get the FDA to follow the FDASIA rules & release this drug to the children dying from DMD. 100,000 signatures are needed before this closes on 29 March, please help!
Tell the FDA: We Need a Mandatory Ban on Sub-Therapeutic Doses of Antibiotics for Livestock ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, antibiotics for livestock, drug labels, drugs, health, family )

Nancy
- 242 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The FDA's Guidance for Industry #213, asks drug makers to voluntarily change the labels on drugs, so that they no longer state that the medicines can be used to make animals grow faster. They're not being asked to actually change the drugs just the labels
States' Rights To Label GMOs ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, health, GMA, FDA, congress, healthcare, disease )

Nancy
- 249 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), a multi-billion lobbying group representing more than 300 junk food, pesticide and drug makers, has drafted a bill asking the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to rule in favor of a federal, voluntary GMO
Subway to Remove Dangerous Azodicarbonamide; Will All These Other Restaurants Follow?
Health & Wellness  (tags: CHEMICAL ADDITIVES, Food Safety, FDA, diet, health, consumers, corporatism )

Sam
- 255 days ago - asheepnomore.net
The FDA's pro-corporatist 'laissez faire' policy is allowing companies to continue putting these potentiallic, potentially dangerous additives - flagged as hazards by scientific researchers - into the food and get away with selling it?
Tell the FDA: GMOs Aren't Natural ACTION LINK
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food, "natural", prevention, science, health, family )

Nancy
- 290 days ago - care2.com
In an effort to stall the lawsuits, defense lawyers have convinced at least one judge that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), not the courts, should decide whether GMOs are "natural".
 

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