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Definition of GMO is overbroad

Today the Wall Street Journal published an opinion piece criticizing General Mills’ decision to label Cheerios as “non-GMO.” The authors, Henry I. Miller and Gregory Conko, cite a 2001 FDA […]

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New warning from the FDA: freedom fries aren’t so free.

A consumer warning from the FDA advises reduction of yet another food compound in our diets. Acrylamide isĀ an amino acid found in potatoes, cereals, coffee, crackers, breads, or dried fruits. […]

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New guidelines on heart health emphasize Statins treatment.

Today the American Cardiology College and the American Heart Association issued a joint recommendation to move forward treating heart disease. Under the new guidelines people will be categorized in four […]

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Abolishing trans fats a victory for The People.

Last night it was announced the FDA is phasing out trans fats from the American diet. Although there is no timeline or a specific deadline date for removing the chemical […]

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FDA asks for help solving mystery surrounding pet illnesses.

The FDA has called upon pet owners and veterinarians to aid in figuring out why pets keep getting sick. The culprit appears to be jerky treats made in China. So […]