Browsing All posts tagged under »Food And Drug Administration (FDA)«

‘Operation Warp Speed’ Seeks COVID-19 Vaccine By January

May 16, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump on Friday announced “Operation Warp Speed,” an initiative to accelerate development of a vaccine for the coronavirus by January. The program is a joint venture by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Defense Department, Trump said. To lead the effort to find a vaccine against […]

Enforce Rules Against False And Misleading Organic Food Claims

August 14, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ A couple years ago, the US Food and Drug Administration sent a “Warning Letter” to Nashoba Brook Bakery, advising its owners that listing “love” as an ingredient in their granola violated the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The product was “misbranded,” because “love” is “not a common or usual name of […]

The Remains of the FDA

September 15, 2018 by

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By Tony Perkins ~  The abortion industry doesn’t respect life before death, so it’s no surprise that they don’t respect it after. Still, most Americans had higher hopes for the U.S. government, especially after Planned Parenthood’s ghoulish market of baby body parts. The Trump administration has always treated human life with dignity, which is why pro-lifers were […]

Family Farm Could Face Prison For Calling Skim Milk By Its Name

April 14, 2018 by

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By John-Michael Seibler ~ Forget narcotics. Uncle Sam has a new substance to crack down on: all-natural skim milk. Food and Drug Administration regulations make it a federal crime for dairy farmers to call all-natural skim milk exactly what it is—skim milk. Instead, the FDA demands that farmers label additive-free skim milk as “imitation milk […]

The Feds Dawdle While Patients Die Needlessly

April 13, 2016 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ Our dysfunctional federal government’s bungling is killing people. Example: Every year, more than half a million patients undergoing a common medical procedure risk getting a superbug infection because their doctor is using a contaminated instrument. A doctor inserts a thin, tubular scope down your throat and into your digestive system […]

Uncle Sam Is Trying To Control Your Diet

August 4, 2014 by

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By Edwin Feulner, Ph.D. Founder of The Heritage Foundation ~ Like many Americans, you probably think it’s up to you to determine how healthy your diet is. Well, the Food and Drug Administration has a different idea. You see, the FDA is gunning for the trans fats in your diet. Last year, the agency tentatively […]

The Food Fear-Mongers

November 14, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I recently read somewhere that there are so many laws and regulations on the books of federal and state governments that we are all breaking a law at some point every hour of the day. I have little doubt of that. Alexis de Tocqueville, the author of “Democracy in America”, was […]

Obama Attacks Nutrition

August 23, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba While watching a television commercial for some prescription medication, have you ever wondered why something it states may kill you or cause serious side effects ever was permitted to be marketed to the public? For decades I have taken a full range of vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements every morning. I don’t […]

Strangulation by Regulation

January 21, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba On Tuesday, January 18, I had the opportunity to participate in a conference call initiated by the Office of Management and Budget to roll out President Obama’s executive order regarding the revision of the federal government’s massive regulatory morass. On the same day, the Wall Street Journal had published President Obama’s commentary […]

Making Vitamins Too Costly For Your Health

February 22, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba At age 72 I have been taking a full range of vitamin and mineral supplements for years. Even I find it amusing to open more than a dozen bottles every morning to extract vitamins A, B, C, D and E, along with zinc, potassium, selenium, and fish oil. On the advice of […]

Today’s Calamity: Do We Want A Carbon Footprint Label On Everything We Buy?

September 18, 2009 by

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By Nick Loris If cap and trade passes, businesses could soon face “The Scarlet Letter” treatment. Businesses may have to include a carbon label on their products that tells consumers how much carbon dioxide used in the production process. Cap and trade would raise production costs for businesses—forcing them to include a carbon label on […]