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GMO apples to arrive at “test stores” this month, grocer names remain secretive

GMO apples to arrive at “test stores” this month, grocer names remain secretive

By Howard Roark Natural News February 5, 2017   GMO apples to arrive at “test stores” this month, grocer names remain secretive     February 2017 marks the introduction of genetically modified apples into US stores, sadly. The altered Golden Delicious apple will be the first to be test marketed, at ten Midwest locations. Okanagan […]


What Republicans Miss About Healthcare Reform

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute January 19, 2017   What Republicans Miss About Healthcare Reform   Healthcare reform is back in the news as the Republican House and Senate have begun the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act. While Republicans have been able to consistently communicate the obvious problems with Obamacare, few have been able to articulate […]

What Republicans Miss About Healthcare Reform

President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes

President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes

By Chris Morran Consumerist July 29, 2016   President Signs Law That Overturns Vermont GMO Labeling Rules, Replaces Them With Barcodes     Earlier this month, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fast-tracked a controversial piece of legislation aimed at overturning and preempting state laws for labeling foods made with genetically modified ingredients. The Senate passed […]


Worried About Prostate Cancer?

By Hunter Lewis LewRockwell.com June 13, 2016   Worried About Prostate Cancer?       My own recent experience with prostate cancer may be useful to you in sorting out the options. I am an investment, not a medical, professional. But for that very reason, I have no biases, no axe to grind, and above […]

Worried About Prostate Cancer?

FDA Defies Congress, Slips Money to Hospitals, and Stiffs Consumers

FDA Defies Congress, Slips Money to Hospitals, and Stiffs Consumers

By Against Crony Capitalism May 10, 2016   FDA Defies Congress, Slips Money to Hospitals, and Stiffs Consumers     It is important for Americans to understand that the FDA is in partnership with industry. The two giants work together. What may appear to be some consumer friendly “reform” almost always ends up benefiting some […]


Report: Makers Of OxyContin Knew For Decades That Pain Pills Could Wear Off Early

By Chris Morran Consumerist May 5, 2016   Report: Makers Of OxyContin Knew For Decades That Pain Pills Could Wear Off Early     When OxyContin hit pharmacies 20 years ago, its primary selling point was that a single dose of the opioid pain medication lasted 12 hours, “providing smooth and sustained pain control all […]

Makers Of OxyContin Knew For Decades That Pain Pills Could Wear Off Early

Campbell Soup To Label Products Containing GMOs, Supports Mandatory Labeling

By Chris Morran Consumerist January 8, 2016   Campbell Soup To Label Products Containing GMOs, Supports Mandatory Labeling     While some large food producers contend that mandatory labeling of products containing genetically modified or genetically engineered ingredients would be a burdensome and unnecessary requirement, the folks at Campbell Soup Company have decided to not only […]


Farm Animals Can Get Over-The-Counter Antibiotics That Humans Need A Prescription For

By Chris Morran Consumerist December 20, 2015   Farm Animals Can Get Over-The-Counter Antibiotics That Humans Need A Prescription For   (Adam Fagen)   If you get sick and need an antibiotic, you’ll also need a prescription because these medically important drugs shouldn’t be used willy-nilly. But if you’re a cow, pig, chicken, or fish, […]


FDA’s Voluntary Guidance Failing To Curb Antibiotic Overuse In Farm Animals

By Chris Morran Consumerist December 11, 2015   FDA’s Voluntary Guidance Failing To Curb Antibiotic Overuse In Farm Animals     Two years ago, the Food and Drug Administration — after decades of delay — paid lip service to the idea of reducing the use of medically important antibiotics for growth-promotion in farm animals, by […]


Poll: 9-In-10 Americans Support GMO Labeling

By Chris Morran Consumerist December 2, 2015   Poll: 9-In-10 Americans Support GMO Labeling   (James Vaughn)   Last month, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first-ever genetically engineered animal for sale as food in the U.S., but declared that this salmon would not need to carry any label identifying it as a genetically […]


FDA Signs Off On Genetically Modified Salmon Without Labeling

By Chris Morran Consumerist November 20, 2015   FDA Signs Off On Genetically Modified Salmon Without Labeling     While genetically modified agricultural products have been used in the U.S. for quite some time, the Food and Drug Administration had yet to approve the food use of any genetically engineered (GE) animals — until today. This […]