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Action Alert: Reform the FDA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, FDA, drugs, u.s. )

- 683 days ago -
The corrupt governmental agency that says it's "protecting and promoting your health" is directly responsible for the deaths of thousands and thousands of Americans each year. Join us in calling for a complete overhaul of the FDA.
Say No to Genetically Modified Salmon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States Food and Drug Administrati, fda, genetically modified salmon, americans, ethics, government, usa )

- 911 days ago -
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first ever genetically modified salmon as safe to eat, while not requiring them to be labelled.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sustainabililty, environment, wildlife, FDA, ecosystems, organics, farming, health )

- 1276 days ago -
Don't let the rules undermine sustainability by making it harder for farmers to protect wildlife and manage their soil and water using organic and sustainable methods.
Senate Vote on Agriculture Funding Bill Delayed Twice By Partisan Wrangling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Agriculture Funding Bill, senate, vote, USDA, FDA, government, ethics, elections, republicans, democrats, abuse, dishonesty )

- 1428 days ago -
The $180-billion "minibus" package of appropriations bills to fund agriculture and other government programs for fiscal 2015 was pulled from the Senate floor Thursday afternoon by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) after his attempt failed to...
TAKE ACTION Obama Goes Rogue on GMOs - Tell Him to Say NO to Monsanto ...Sorry,USA Only!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GMO environment, Alfalfa & Sugar Beet Approval, Obama, FDA, Monsanto, dishonesty, genetically modified food, petition, Food Democracy now, Corruption, Food, healthcare, freedoms, americans )

- 2659 days ago -
Over the past 12 days, the Obama administration has unbelievably chosen to approve two biotech crops, Roundup Ready GMO alfalfa and sugar beets .Tell President Obama that it's time to stand up to Monsanto and reject these GMO crops NOW!
TAKE ACTION: Call on Obama to Include Alternatives in Health Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: alternative health, obama, health care plan, fda, disease, obesity, homeopathy, naturopathy )

- 3183 days ago -
In order to improve the health of our nation we believe that Holistic health needs to be encouraged and covered in the national health plan. Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Homeopathy and Naturopathy will improve the health of our nation and will CUT costs...
OpEdNews-: Inhumane Slaughtering - Does It Exist in the US?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humane, humanity, government, USDA, FDA, slaughteringethics )

- 3188 days ago -
Just as many of us were appalled that some of the bank bail out money was used to give CEOs and other "deserving" bank employees raises - this sadly seems to be a way of life for too many Americans. Because of the allure of money - we have done
FDA Failing to Meet Its Food-Safety Inspection Audit Goals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, FDA, Food Safety, failure, inspections, health, food poisoning )

- 3301 days ago -
The Food and Drug Administration is failing to meet its goals for auditing food-safety inspections that states do on its behalf, FDA data show.The FDA fell short of its goal in at least 17 of 39 states it paid to do inspections in the 2007-08..
Possible FDA Head: More Staff Needed to Inspect Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FDA, government, food, drugs, death, safety, illness, protection )

- 3403 days ago -
The Food and Drug Administration is not staffed to handle the growing complexity of food inspection, especially now that a significant amount comes from abroad and is never inspected, a leading candidate to head the embattled agency said Wednesday.
Aspartame and Rumsfeld's Disease- A Politically-Induced Biochemical Disaster of Global Proportions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FDA, aspartame, Nutra-Sweet )

- 3710 days ago -
with full knowledge of aspartame's neurotoxicity and carcinogenicity, Rumsfeld, as the CEO of G.D. Searle, Co., "called in his markers" to achieve U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the artificial sweetener aspartame
Prozac, Used By 40m People, Does Not Work Say Scientists | Society | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big pharma, Eli Lilly, FDA )

- 3737 days ago -
Prozac, the bestselling antidepressant taken by 40 million people worldwide, does not work and nor do similar drugs in the same class, according to a major review released today.
The Supremes Protect Medical Device Manufacturers - Another Bush Victory
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Bush, corporate protections, law, lawsuits, liability, health, FDA )

- 3742 days ago -
In a decision renderted yesteray, "the makers of medical devices...are immune from liability for personal injuries as long as the Food and Drug Administration approved the device before it was marketed and it meets the agency's specifications." THE FDA???
Cloned Livestock Poised To Receive FDA Clearance - WSJ.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FDA, terrorism, cloned, animals, food )

- 3790 days ago -
milk and meat from cloned animals and their offspring.After more than six years of wrestling with the question of whether meat and milk from them are safe to eat, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to declare as early as next week SEE Comments
Take Action: Demand Accountability for Women's Health at the FDA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FDA, Women's Health, Legislation, send letters, phonecalls, congress, elections, freedoms, healthcare, politics, ethics, government )

- 3912 days ago -
Ask Your Representative to Co-Sponsor the FDA Scientific Fairness for Women Act. Because Congress is facing many issues at the moment, a quick phone call would be especially helpful in bringing this bill to your House member's attention.....
FDA Tyranny to Become Law: HR.2900 Analysis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, congress, healthcare, AlternativeMed, safety, drugs, medicine, research, rights, health, democrats, FDA, americans, republicans, freedoms, BigPharma )

- 3965 days ago -
HR.2900 demonstrates that the House of Representatives, much like the Senate, is utterly controlled by Big Pharma and has abandoned any responsibility to defend the interests of the voters. Drug companies now have complete control over the U.S. Congress.

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