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Rumors of Roquefort Cheese's Demise Greatly Exaggerated

If one is to believe the headlines, the FDA has banned the moon.  And the moon is made of Roquefort cheese.

The actual story is that FDA had set a certain… 103 more words


FDA Approves New Ebola Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the way forward for emergency use of another experimental Ebola drug — this one made by the Canadian company Tekmira. 223 more words

Health + Science

Federal Register Highlights - 9/22/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for September 22, 2014:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Missouri River, covering all waters within a 700 foot radius of the barge located at mile 372.0. 360 more words

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Chemical widely used in antibacterial hand soaps may impair muscle function

- 18-percent reduction in grip strength for up to 60 minutes after being given a single dose of triclosan

- mice had up to a 25-percent reduction in heart function measures within 20 minutes of exposure… 993 more words

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Release: FDA’s Revised Draft Food Safety Rules for Farms Responsive to NSAC’s Concerns

Today, the Food and Drug Administration released the revised Draft Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Rules. National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition is currently reading though the draft and will provide analysis soon. 49 more words

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Local family thinks FDA is 'nuts' for not listing peanut oil as allergen

SUFFERN (PIX11) — When Theresa Grimm contacted PIX 11 about the peanut oil listed as an ingredient in her nephew’s favorite ice creams, she had already been in Facebook and e-mail contact with the Food and Drug Administration. 600 more words

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Terrorist Felons For Selling Organic Food! The Story of Rawesome Foods

Luke Rudkowski meets James Stewart, founder of the private food co-operative Rawesome who was raided in 2010 and ultimately shut down in 2011 in Venice, CA for selling and trading raw dairy products that the FDA did not approve of. 40 more words