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US Weighs Crackdown on Homeopathic Remedies Over "Significant Safety Issues"
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Safety, Supplements, Homeopathy, Regulation, Misleading Claims, FDA )

Brian
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
"Critics have long called for greater scrutiny and regulation of homeopathic remedies that make bold healing claims and fill pharmacy shelves alongside conventional drugs.:
Herbal Supplements Not as Advertised | Psychology Today
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, supplement safety, supplements, herbal supplement, Herbal remedies, FDA, regulations )

Susan
- 11 days ago - psychologytoday.com
4 out of 5 major store-brand herbal supplements had none of the herb on label
Toxins in Nutrition Supplements Still Escape FDA Oversight
Health & Wellness  (tags: Supplements, Nutrition, Health, Health Risks, Lack of Regulation, Supplement Industry, Marketing, Consumers at risk, FDA )

Brian
- 16 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Consumers are continually being put at risk of consuming supplements tainted with harmful substances...
Vitamania: Why We Swallow the Supplement Industry's Magic Pills
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Supplements, Lack of Regulation, Unfounded Claims, FDA, Supplment Industry )

Brian
- 16 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
In fact, because of the ironically named Dietary Health and Education Act of 1994, the FDA is effectively forbidden to compel supplement makers to test their products for safety or efficacy.
Stop the DARK Act - Take Action!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Deny Americans the Right to Know, DARK Act, Rep. Pompeo, genetically engineered foods, labeling GMO's, Congress, FDA )

Judy
- 31 days ago - signforgood.com
Time is running out to make your voice heard! Congress is considering the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK Act). It would block states from labeling genetically engineered foods, and make it much harder for the FDA to ever mandate national labeling.
SAVE LIVES; FDA: Accelerated Approval for GM604
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, politics, FDA, medicine, healthcare, health, government, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, treatment, study, protection )

Cal
- 33 days ago - change.org
Hello everyone, my name is Anthony Carbajal and my mom and I are both living with a devastating neurological disease called ALS.
Medical Journal Report Reveals FDA Findings of Clinical Trial Problems Seldom Get Passed Along to Scientific Community, Public
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, ethics, FDA, government, health, humans, medicine, research, risks, safety, science )

Kathy
- 63 days ago - oregonlive.com
An investigation recently published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that when U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspections of facilities conducting human clinical trials uncover evidence of scientific misconduct or vio
NYU Professor Uncovers How the FDA Systematically Covers Up Fraud and Misconduct in Drug Trials
Health & Wellness  (tags: US Medicine, FDA, scientific fraud / misconduct, drug trials, physician dispensing, corporate profits )

Judy
- 64 days ago - washingtonsblog.com
When the FDA finds scientific fraud or misconduct, the agency doesn't notify the public, the medical establishment, or even the scientific community that the results of a medical experiment are not to be trusted. On the contrary.
ACTION Alert âEUR" Food Safety Modernization Act: Comments Due on December 15
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, farmers, organic farming, FSMA, economy, business, government )

Nancy
- 83 days ago - cornucopia.org
According to the analysis performed by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, growers with sales up to $500,000 would likely spend 4% to 6% of their gross revenue to comply with the new food safety rules. For small farms, FSMA could consume...
Tell the FDA: Ban the Dangerous Meat Additive Ractopamine
Health & Wellness  (tags: fda, government, illness, health, food, Farm, Workers, Food Safety, chemical, meat )

Reggie
- 96 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It's estimated that up to 80% of all hogs in the U.S. are treated with this dangerous additive,2 yet countries across the globe -- from Asia to the EU -- have banned its use.
Food Fraud: Money Scam and Health Hazard
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, FSMA, food, food fraud, ingredients, U.S., government, health, diet, interesting, nutrition, safety, news )

Carrie
- 165 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Despite the common belief that food fraud in the United States is a rarity, the globalized nature of our food supply chain means many of our favorite foods and ingredients travel far and wide before they reach our plates.
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
- 231 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!
 

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