Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Tag: food safety

Food dyes linked to attention and activity problems in children

Food dyes in products such as breakfast cereals, juice and soft drinks, frozen dairy desserts, candies, and icings were linked to adverse neurobehavioral outcomes in children including inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and restlessness.

Gene editing mishaps highlight need for FDA oversight

The FDA plans to require pre-market safety assessments for gene-edited food animals, as they do for new animal drugs.

‘Industry front group’ claims to promote public health while fighting chemical...

"Policy makers, international bodies, and the medical and research communities, should approach ILSI's work with caution, viewing it as industry funded and influenced."

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How about a general strike against Dollar General?

The brutal Dollar General approach to managing retail has paid off handsomely—for Dollar General investors and execs.

As RFK Jr. shifts his 2024 strategy, he’s bad news for progressives

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. offers progressives a mishmash of appealing statements, “free market” corporatism and assorted political toxins.

California governor names Feinstein’s replacement in Senate

Laphonza Butler will remain in the Senate until California holds two concurrent Senate elections in 2024.

A major win against factory farming points to a powerful new direction for the...

The victory could provide a glimpse of what a policy-focused national movement against the most climate-destructive forms of animal agriculture could look like.

US government shortens indigenous-proposed marine sanctuary to make way for offshore wind

“People don’t realize the damage that offshore wind could cause to the marine ecosystem."