Tag Archives: FDA

Pharma, FDA & “Institutional Corruption”

The FDA was founded to protect consumers from bogus medicines and other problem food and drug products. To this day, it defines it’s core mission as one of defending “public health.” But what if the proverbial fox is left to … Continue reading

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Food, GMOs & the Right to Know

In case you missed it last week in the run-up to Thanksgiving, the FDA recently announced that calorie counts will now need to be “clearly and conspicuously” posted on menus and displays in all establishments that sell prepared foods and … Continue reading

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Pressing for Action on Mercury, Pesticides

News came late last week of a couple of lawsuits you’ll want to keep an eye on. First, the IAOMT and others have filed suit against the FDA for failing to protect the public’s health against mercury exposure from dental … Continue reading

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“Often the Only Safety ‘Testing’…Is in the Bodies of Unsuspecting Patients”

And implants are in the news yet again – today, courtesy of a new investigation by Consumer Reports, which, according to their press release, reveals that while tens of millions of American consumers live with medical devices implanted in their … Continue reading

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Scientists Sue FDA for Secret Surveillance

  Well, this is interesting (via New Scientist): Six scientists and doctors are now suing the FDA for intercepting their private emails and installing spyware on their computers, after they blew the whistle on problems with the approval of medical … Continue reading

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How Stress Triggers Immune System, & Other News of Note

Study Shows How Stress Triggers Immune System (USA Today) Shedding some light on why stress might be bad for you, a new study finds that parts of your immune system ramp up when you get into personal conflicts with others. … Continue reading

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The Evolution of FDA’s Mercury Amalgam Classification

Ever wonder how mercury amalgam came to be classified as as it is by the FDA? Former FDA Advisor Mike Flemming, DDS (dental products panel 2006 & 2010) explains: More on mercury policy and politics: “An Uncertain Risk and an … Continue reading

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