Rosemary Gibson On America’s Dependence On China For Medicine

By Russell Mokhiber, -

At one time, decades ago, penicillin, vitamin C, and many other prescription and over-the-counter products were manufactured in the United States. But now, antibiotics, antidepressants, birth [...]

Inside The Medical Device Racket

By Martha Rosenberg, -

Imagine a TV ad for a hip replacement device. Over scenes of the puppies and sunsets, a voiceover warns, “Hip replacements may cause tissue death, the destruction of muscles, bones and ligaments, [...]

Disability Rights Activists Occupy Park Near FDA Chairman’s Home, Demand End To Electric Shock ‘Torture’

By John Zangas, -

Washington, DC — A group of disability rights activists from around the country are urging the FDA to release new regulations that will permanently end Graduated Electronic Decelerator (GED) at [...]

Non-Intoxicating CBD Is Under Attack: Police Raids & FDA Warnings

By Martin A. Lee, -

By Martin A. Lee for Project CBD - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which defers to the DEA on cannabis-related matters, considers CBD to be an experimental pharmaceutical undergoing [...]

Monsanto’s Mess–Four Signs Consumers Are Winning

By Katherine Paul, -

By Katherine Paul for Organic Consumers Association - Next month will mark one year since Congress obliterated Vermont’s GMO labeling law and replaced it with its own faux-labeling measure. The [...]

How The FDA Manipulates The Media

By Charles Seife, -

By Charles Seife for Scientific American. It was a faustian bargain—and it certainly made editors at National Public Radio squirm. The deal was this: NPR, along with a select group of media [...]

Lawsuit Charges FDA Ignored Safety Warnings About GMO Salmon

By David Kirby, -

By David Kirby for RSN - Several environmental, consumer, and fishing groups filed suit on Thursday against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over its approval of a lab-developed fish that [...]

Lawsuit Challenges FDA’s Approval Of Genetically Engineered Salmon

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By Staff of Corporate Crime Reporter - A coalition of environmental, consumer, and commercial and recreational fishing organizations has sued the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approving [...]

Senate Confirms New FDA Commissioner With Close Ties To Big Pharma

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By Staff of The Real News - Public Citizen's Dr. Michael Carome describes the thousands in consulting fees new FDA commissioner Dr. Robert Califf received from pharmaceutical manufacturers and [...]

FDA Issues Ban On Imports Of Genetically Engineered Salmon

By Abigail Abesamis, -

By Abigail Abesamis for The Daily Meal - Just months after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved genetically engineered salmon for consumption, the FDA has issued a ban on the import [...]

FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potato

By Just Label It, -

By Just Label It for Nation of Change - The new GMO potato cleared this week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for sale in the U.S. is yet another in the long list of reasons why [...]

Lawsuit To Be Filed To Stop GMO Salmon

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By Staff of Center for Food Safety - WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2015) – Center for Food Safety today announced plans to sue the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to block the agency’s approval [...]

Stop Obama From Putting Big Pharma In Charge Of FDA


By CREDO Action - Petition to the U.S. Senate: "Oppose the nomination of Dr. Robert Califf as head of the Food and Drug Administration. At a time of rising prescription drug prices and safety [...]

FDA, Flooded With Protests, Revises Food Safety Rules

By Alliance for Natural Health, -

The agency has responded to comments from ANH-USA activists and other stakeholders. Here’s what they’re proposing now. Action Alert! In May we reported that the FDA is currently drafting rules [...]

Big Ag’s Big Lie: Factory farms, Your Health and the New Politics of Antibiotics

By Alexander Zaitchik, -

The new guidelines, known as Final Guidance 213, were officially released two weeks ago, just in time for Christmas. “Two-thirteen is an early holiday gift to industry,” says Avinash Kar, a [...]