Monday, October 21, 2019

Tag: FDA

Judge to FDA: Agency must pull aside curtain on GE salmon

The public has a right to know how the agency came to this seemingly ill-informed decision, especially because the FDA’s approach will likely serve as a precedent for the assessment of future GE food animals.

FDA Confirms Presence of Carcinogen in Baby Food

The FDA’s sudden testing for glyphosate in foods came about earlier this year after independent researchers had already conducted their own testing and found glyphosate in a wide variety of foods.

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FDA Approves Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Combat Zika in Florida

The FDA said that its decision to approve Oxitec’s Florida field trials does not mean the GMO mosquitoes are approved for commercial use.

FDA Changes Food Nutrition Label Requirements for the First Time in...

Michelle Obama helped to announce on Friday that the FDA approved a new set of requirements for food nutrition labels for the first time in decades.

New FDA Commissioner Has Ties to Big Pharma

Robert Califf has close ties to the pharmaceutical industry, so how can he be impartial in role as the new commissioner of the FDA?

FDA to Start Testing for Glyphosate in Food

The federal agency already tests for residues of many agricultural chemicals on food. Now it will include the widely used weed killer linked to cancer.

Imports of Genetically Engineered Salmon Blocked Until Labeling Requirements Are Established

The FDA approved the salmon in October without any mandatory labeling. In approving the AquaBounty transgenic salmon, the FDA ignored millions of Americans and more than 40 members of Congress who have expressed vocal opposition.

Bernie Blocks Obama’s Big Pharma FDA Nominee

Bernie Sanders does not approve of President Obama’s FDA nominee.

FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potato

The FDA just approved a new GMO potato which can now be sold in the U.S.

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Bernie urges FDA to swiftly resolve drug recall

"We also believe that FDA’s responsibility to American patients includes a responsibility to be transparent when possible, a commitment that has not been fulfilled in this case.”

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

‘Corruption’ and ‘disgrace’: White House confirms that G7 summit will exclude any mention of...

"Not only is Trump using the powers of the presidency to enrich himself, which is blatantly unconstitutional. He is ignoring a massive international crisis that threatens humanity. What a disgrace."

Military spending’s out of control while slashing it could easily fund Medicare for All

Moment of truth on military spending in the NY Times.

The far right’s war on culture

How to displace the great replacement: It really does boil down to us versus them.