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70,000 food additives approved by the FDA - What you don't know will hurt you

6/26/2014 - There are over 70,000 food additives approved by the FDA, from artificial ingredients to genetically modified ones, and from "all natural" to GRAS -- generally recognized as safe. Cosmetics and personal care products are even worse, with virtually no regulations on chemicals, and your skin absorbs whatever...

What is aspartame? Five surprising facts you never know about this chemical sweetener

6/23/2014 - The controversy surrounding one of the world's most popular artificial sweeteners, aspartame (NutraSweet, Equal), continues some 30 years after the chemical was rammed through the regulatory process by pharmaceutical interests, despite its well-documented dangers. And yet to this very day, many people...

FDA investigation confirms that thousands of dogs died from contaminated China-based jerky treats

6/4/2014 - Some readers may have seen the headlines at NaturalNews, or possibly even have pets that were affected by tainted dog treats, most likely originating from China, that have been making canine companions sick. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched an investigation several years ago to sort...

Fake tattoos carry their own health risks, FDA warns

5/30/2014 - Most people in industrialized society consider a real tattoo to be an ink-based, permanent etch. The art of modern day tattooing has evolved into full body displays and personally meaningful symbols, intricately displayed almost anywhere on the body. As this body art becomes more popular, it carries...

FDA eliminates advisory committee responsible for peer-reviewing its approval of GM animals

5/17/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has scrapped yet another layer of checks and balances from its decision-making process that will make it even easier for genetically modified (GM) animals to gain regulatory approval. Food & Water Watch reports that the FDA recently made the arbitrary decision...

FDA warns against excessive aspirin use

5/10/2014 - The FDA is now reporting that aspirin use raises serious health risks like bleeding in the brain and internal bleeding of the stomach. The agency stated that aspirin may benefit those who have already had a stroke but said they did not support the drug's use for preventing a heart attack or stroke. Germany-based...

FDA announces regulations for e-cigarettes

5/6/2014 - Vaporizing liquid nicotine is a habit that's growing very fast, and the FDA wants to regulate the sales to children for fear of electronic cigarettes serving as a gateway drug to commercial cigarettes. If kids try nicotine and become addicted, will they differentiate later between a cigarette loaded...

Beware of the latest mystery sweetener additive to be tested on the public

4/22/2014 - A bit of a flap occurred recently when a new sweetener product was introduced by the processed food industry with claims that it was designated by the FDA as generally recognized as safe (GRAS). But the FDA denied that, because they didn't say it was GRAS. That doesn't mean that the GRAS label comes...

FDA study claiming BPA safety 'borders on scientific misconduct,' scientists say

4/21/2014 - Shielding from the public its true allegiances to Big Industry over the people has never been much of a concern at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where public policy is continually crafted in the interests of chemical and pharmaceutical corporations, with blatant disregard and even contempt...

FDA approves portable device to reverse opioid overdose, can be used by family members and caregivers

4/17/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced their approval of a hand-held auto-injector device designed to reverse opioid overdose, whether the overdose is known or even suspected. The device is the first of its kind and can be given to the individual in need by family members or...

High-tech tiara is medicine-free approach to preventing migraines

4/15/2014 - It might sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but a new tiara-type device has recently been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a drug-free treatment for migraine headaches. According to the agency, the device is called "Cefaly" and is manufactured by STX-Med in Herstal,...

FDA backing new nutritional labeling but not labeling of GMOs

3/25/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration is set to update its ingredient labeling mandates for the first time since they were introduced, but a read-through of the agency's proposals reveals nothing about requiring labeling of GMO foods. The FDA is proposing to update Nutrition Facts labeling for packaged...

FDA considers approval of genetically modified babies

3/24/2014 - As mainstream society inches increasingly further away from the natural order of things, some scientists are busy hatching new methods of human reproduction that employ the same gene-altering techniques used by biotechnology companies like Monsanto. And according to new reports, the U.S. Food and Drug...

Drug companies furiously fight new FDA safety labeling guidelines

3/21/2014 - The makers of generic drugs are vigorously opposing a new proposed rule by the Food and Drug Administration which would mandate that they change prescribing information on their products if they obtain new safety information, a change they claim would subject them to product liability lawsuits. According...

Obama administration set to roll out massive new food regulations

3/18/2014 - What "Nanny" Mayor Michael Bloomberg tried to do to New York City, the Obama administration is now trying to do to the entire nation: manage our food and eating habits. And while some may find a few of the mandates useful and wise, just remember that the very same government that is selling these measures...

FDA approves new heart attack-inducing testosterone drug

3/15/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration has just given approval for another testosterone drug, even though such medications have been linked to heart attacks in older men. Endo Pharmaceuticals, the Irish company making the drug, announced March 6 that it had received approval from the U.S. agency for its...

'Scientific' evidence for FDA-approved drugs isn't so scientific, it turns out

3/6/2014 - A recent study conducted by Yale University's School of Medicine proves that the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval process for testing new drugs is extremely inconsistent. The study, published on January 21 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, exposes the agency's anxiousness...

Yale study spotlights FDA's ineffectiveness in ensuring drug safety

3/6/2014 - The FDA's standards for approving new drugs are inconsistent and lacking in important areas, according to an analysis conducted by researchers from Yale University and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "Not all FDA approvals are created equally," researcher Nicholas Downing...

FDA unleashes despotic food safety war targeting organic farms

3/5/2014 - The provisions guiding the infamous Food Safety Modernization Act are slowly starting to come into effect, and many small-scale farmers across the United States are discovering that they are the primary targets of an oppressive new food safety war being waged by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

FDA study shows pertussis vaccination spreads pathogenic bacteria

3/4/2014 - In a failed attempt to explain away why vaccinated individuals seem to be the only ones contracting and spreading whooping cough during major outbreaks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently launched an inquiry aimed at better understanding how the controversial vaccine works. But what...

FDA deliberately allows animal drugs to stay legal even when they threaten humans with superbugs

3/2/2014 - The FDA allowed 18 separate animal antibiotics to remain on the market even after concluding that they posed a "high risk" of leading to antibiotic resistance in bacteria that cause disease in humans, according to a new study by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Microbiologist and lead...

FDA releases flawed study proclaiming BPA to be safe at low doses

2/25/2014 - A poorly designed study with one obvious goal -- to cover up the health effects of exposure to the plastics chemical bisphenol A, or BPA -- is right now circulating the mainstream media with corresponding claims that BPA is completely safe for humans at current exposure levels, despite copious contradicting...

FDA to make recall data public beginning this year

2/21/2014 - 2014 will be the year that the Food and Drug Administration begins making product recall data available to the public, in a further bid by the Obama administration to increase government transparency. According to the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), whose membership focus on the...

FDA reevaluating safety of pain medications following multiple studies showing major harm

2/19/2014 - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel has rejected a petition filed by Bayer HealthCare to have its over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication Aleve (naproxen) declared to be safer for the heart than competing alternatives like Advil and Motrin (ibuprofen). According to reports, the drug...

Understanding the misdirection of food labels

2/17/2014 - Understanding food labels can be a daunting task -- some terms are just marketing hype, while others are terms that are sanctioned by the USDA or FDA. Food labels are managed in tandem by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). While the USDA...

More toxic rice? FDA recalls Uncle Ben's Infused Rice after victims suffer skin rashes, headaches and nausea

2/12/2014 - Just days after Natural News revealed the presence of the heavy metals lead, cadmium and tungsten in rice protein products, the FDA has issued an urgent recall of Uncle Ben's Infused Rice products sold to institutions like schools and nursing homes. According to the FDA's recall notice, "FDA's Coordinated...

FDA cracking down on cattle operations that use dangerous drugs at illegal doses

2/10/2014 - Following an announcement made late last year about new voluntary guidelines for antibiotic use on factory farms, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to crack down on the use of dangerous veterinary pharmaceuticals at illegal doses on factory farms. A recent letter issued to Shank...

Radioactive cesium-137 in foods can be blocked during digestion: Health Ranger research breakthrough

2/7/2014 - After many long months of intense R&D efforts in the laboratory, I am ready to make this historical, groundbreaking announcement: I have discovered, documented and validated a combination of five natural substances which can capture and remove radioactive cesium-137 from the digestive tract. This operates...

FDA approves of agricultural use of antibiotics that pose 'high risk' to human health

2/5/2014 - Thirty dangerous antibiotics, deemed potentially harmful by the FDA, continue to run amuck in farm animal feed, welcoming drug-resistant bacteria. This includes 18 'high risk' antibiotics. Thanks to inaction by the US Food and Drug Administration, these drugs have been and will remain as additives in...

FDA audit finds mammography clinic wildly out of compliance with its radiological equipment

1/31/2014 - If you or someone you know walks into a clinic to receive an annual mammogram, do you automatically trust the equipment to provide an accurate cancer reading? Many women are subjected to this unnecessary radiation, only to be given false positive cancer readings. Mammography philosophy of cancer...

FDA's new rule on livestock antibiotics a total joke: Voluntary limits won't work

1/20/2014 - You may have already heard about the new guidance recently issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concerning the use of antibiotics in commercial livestock, which on its surface appears to be a positive step forward for cleaning up the factory farm industry. But what you may not be aware...

Grocery Manufacturers Association pushing FDA to allow GMOs to be labeled 'natural'

1/8/2014 - Not content with just hiding unlabeled genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the general food supply, the biotechnology industry now wants to freely add GMOs to food products bearing the "natural" label as well, according to new reports. The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) back in December...

FDA may ban antibacterial soap ingredients such as triclosan

12/20/2013 - Soap, shampoo and personal care product manufacturers have been adding it to their consumer formulas for decades, even though the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it has never been proven safe or effective. But now the agency is proposing that triclosan, a common antibacterial chemical found...

New Harvard paper slams FDA, says agency 'cannot be trusted'

12/17/2013 - A prominent Harvard University professor has compiled a new report that slams the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its failure to honestly and ethically approve new drugs. Set to be published in a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, the damning report declares that the...

New FDA guidance on factory farm antibiotics too little too late; 'Requirements' completely voluntary

12/17/2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally taken what appears, at least on the surface, to be some formidable action with regard to the widespread problem of antibiotic overuse in factory farm animals, having recently issued new guidelines restricting their use. But the agency's controversial...

Action alert: Just 2 days left to help stop the FDA's regulatory war on small, local farmers

11/14/2013 - There are only two days left to post your comments to the FDA concerning the agency's desire to place onerous new food safety regulations on small, local farmers (while allowing big agribusiness to conduct business as usual). Click here to read the full alert at Cornucopia.org. This is all about...

FDA: Many common cooking spices may contain bug parts, rodent hairs

11/12/2013 - Hiding inside your pepper grinder and cumin shaker could be things like rodent hairs, bug parts and even salmonella, claims a new report recently put out by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Entitled "Pathogens and Filth in Spices," the report alleges that up to 12 percent of all U.S. spice...

FDA declares trans fats no longer safe to eat; partially-hydrogenated oils to be banned from nearly all foods

11/10/2013 - The FDA is on a roll. Barely two week after announcing new quality control standards for pet food manufacturers, the agency has declared that trans fats are no longer safe to consume. A ban of the toxic substance is in the works, and the FDA will spearhead the eventual removal of this disease-promoting...

U.S. government may force doctors to accept Obamacare and Medicare patients, eventually at gunpoint

11/4/2013 - The primary tool of socialism is force, and while that force usually begins with good intentions codified into law, it inevitably ends up with the kind of force used by Mao Zedong to murder millions of his own citizens. "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun," he famously stated, and Obama-supporting...

FDA finally admits conventional chicken contains toxic arsenic

10/27/2013 - Late to the game as always, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally admitted that cancer-causing drug compounds intentionally added to conventional chicken feed for the last 60 years, indeed, persist in chicken meat. According to a somewhat recent FDA-commissioned study, arsenical drugs...

For the first time, FDA announces safety rules for pet food manufacturers (and they actually make sense)

10/27/2013 - In the wake of yet another wave of animals deaths caused by tainted pet treats, the FDA has just announced new "Preventive Controls for Food for Animals" rules that would, for the first time, establish basis manufacturing standards for pet food. Click here to read the proposed regulations. Natural...

Hundreds of dogs killed by contaminated jerky treats made in China; FDA still mystified by cause

10/24/2013 - Thousands of family dogs across the USA have been sickened by pet jerky treats made in China, and nearly 600 dogs have died. The FDA has issued a warning over the deadly jerky treats but has not forced any sort of product recall. So far, the cause of the fatalities remains a mystery. The FDA says...

Total corruption: Drug companies bought their way onto FDA advisory panels

10/18/2013 - It is now an undeniable fact that the pharmaceutical industry weaseled its way onto key U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panels, which were instrumental in shaping the way drugs are safety tested and approved. According to The Washington Post (WP), a recent public records request has...

FDA finally joins ban of three arsenic drugs used in poultry and pigs

10/15/2013 - After years of careless neglect that prompted threats of a lawsuit by environmental and human rights advocacy groups, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reluctantly agreed to nullify approval for three of the four arsenical drugs currently being used in conventional animal feed. But The...

Why did the FDA ever allow toxic arsenic to be fed to chickens in the first place?

10/14/2013 - All this talk lately about the withdrawal of some arsenic drugs from the lineup of conventional animal feed additives has made quite an impression on the conscious public. It might seem, upon first glance, that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is finally inching towards common sense rather...

History of medicine fact #40: Drug ads were illegal on television in U.S. until 1997

10/8/2013 - Selling prescription drugs to the general public is illegal, and even doctors cannot come to your home and sell you pharmaceuticals, yet television advertisements enter our home, usually between our favorite programs, and do exactly that. Since 1997, the United States government has allowed drug advertisers...

Pharmaceutical company asks FDA to withdraw approval for its own drugs since agency is too corrupt to protect public safety on its own

10/6/2013 - A major manufacturer of antibiotic and arsenical chicken feed drugs has voluntarily requested that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) withdraw approval for some of the combination varieties that the company has stopped manufacturing in recent years. In alleged compliance with the FDA's Judicious...

BPA found to promote breast cancer in new study

10/4/2013 - A study published in this month's Environmental Health Perspectives found that perinatal exposure to toxic bisphenol-A (BPA) is linked to breast cancer later in life. Although literally hundreds of studies have shown BPA is poisonous to human health, this groundbreaking study is the first to confirm...

FDA now trying to regulate 'smartphone' apps by blocking all natural medicine technology from mobile devices

9/28/2013 - The internet is no longer the only open-source communication medium that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying to censor. The Alliance for Natural Health - USA (ANH-USA) reports that the FDA is now going after "smartphones" by trying to force mobile "app" developers to gain pre-approval...

Golden rice exposed as fraud: Genetically engineered crop nothing more than biotech battering ram to crush GMO regulations

9/27/2013 - Everywhere you turn in the media, GMO propagandists are invoking so-called "Golden rice" as part of a false narrative that claims GMOs will save the world. Golden rice will save a million lives, blared the cover of TIME Magazine. Golden rice will give poor people critical nutrition and end suffering,...

Prescription pain patches continue to kill children, but FDA decides to keep deadly drug on the market anyway

9/27/2013 - The number of deaths caused by exposure to a type of transdermal opioid painkiller drug known as a fentanyl patch are on the rise among young children, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to lend its support to the drug's availability and use. According to Reuters, two more young...

Take action to block the FDA's imprisonment of free-range chicken

9/18/2013 - In the name of protecting the public against the spread of E. coli and salmonella, the Food Safety Modernization Act was passed into law January 4, 2011. But in reality, the law gives the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sweeping new powers to regulate and shut down farms of all sizes. Worse, the...

FDA deliberately deceiving Americans over arsenic in rice, chicken and other foods; contamination now widespread

9/15/2013 - There is arsenic in rice, and it's generally higher in brown rice than in white rice. Consumer Reports tested 223 samples of rice products in 2012 and found significant levels of arsenic in most of them, including inorganic arsenic (the really toxic kind). As Consumer Reports found, it's not unusual...

Kosher, non-GMO, gluten-free, natural and organic: Top twelve things you probably didn't know about food label claims

9/13/2013 - Are you confused about food label claims and what they really mean? That's part of the strategy of the global food giants, of course: confuse you with so much noise that you give up trying to make sense of it all. That's why I wrote this article: to demystify food label claims and give you the low-down...

FDA targets free-range, pastured poultry and eggs with ridiculous new draft guidance pushing for all chickens to be raised indoors

9/10/2013 - America's small farmers are once again under attack, this time by a new draft guidance issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that threatens to eliminate truly free-range and pastured poultry and eggs. Entitled "Questions and Answers Regarding the Final Rule, Prevention of Salmonella...

FDA to begin fast-tracking even more dangerous Big Pharma drugs

9/5/2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to expand the list of drug types eligible for its so-called "Fast Track, Accelerated Approval and Priority Review" process, which is really just a fraudulent shortcut method for drug companies to rush potentially-deadly new drugs to market without appropriate...

'Safety assessments' on nearly all common food additives found to be manipulated by processed food industry: Study

8/20/2013 - New research published in the journal, JAMA Internal Medicine, has verified that the vast majority of the 10,000-or-so chemical additives currently allowed in food are backed only by industry-funded and supported safety assessments. And a large percentage of these have never even been submitted to the...

Wyeth forced to pay half a billion dollar fine for illegal marketing of Rapamune drug

8/7/2013 - Big Pharma Wyeth will pay nearly a half-billion dollars in penalties to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from improper marketing of its prescription drug, Rapamune. According to the Department of Justice, Wyeth - which was acquired by Pfizer, Inc., in 2009 - was illegally marketing the...

FDA destroys business of anti-aging supplement manufacturer by classifying amino acid derivative as 'unapproved drug'

8/5/2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has once again annihilated the business of a reputable dietary supplement company by arbitrarily declaring its primary product to be an "unapproved drug." Those who now try to purchase the all-natural, human growth hormone (hGH)-promoting Trans-D Tropin formula...

FDA abandons science with new 'breakthrough therapy' designation for drugs that receive almost no testing

8/5/2013 - For years, the pharmaceutical industry has been searching for new ways to get its drugs to market faster and with fewer pre-approval testing and clinical trial requirements. And it appears that the industry has made significant headway with the 2012 passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety...

Big Pharma successfully bribes officials in India to allow sale of dangerous, deadly drugs

7/29/2013 - The regulatory authority in India responsible for approving pharmaceutical drugs has obviously taken some cues from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as a new government report highlights some very serious corruption going on in that country. According to Reuters, the Central Drugs Standard...

NYC allows doctors to prescribe fresh fruit and vegetables as treatment for obesity; FDA declares veggies 'unapproved drugs'

7/28/2013 - These days, it's difficult to find examples of government doing anything that makes sense. That's all the more reason why a program embraced by New York City is newsworthy. Dubbed the "Fruit and Vegetables Prescription Program," it allows doctors to "prescribe" fresh fruit and vegetables to overweight...

Food supply continues to sicken millions as federal regulators fail to conduct proper inspections

7/3/2013 - Based on the types of stories we routinely cover here at Natural News concerning the aggressive nature of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against raw milk farmers and backyard gardeners, it may seem as though this federal agency keeps a very close eye on every aspect of the American food...

Two patients die after being injected with Eli Lilly's schizophrenia drug

6/25/2013 - A popular injection-based drug for schizophrenia is under investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following the recent deaths of two patients who were given the jab for their mental conditions. Reuters reports that extremely high levels of Eli Lilly and Co.'s Zyprexa Relprevv, a...

FDA approves new multi-strain flu shot from Sanofi: One-third more poison in every jab!

6/20/2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has showered its blessing on a new four-strain, multivalent influenza vaccine manufactured by French drug giant Sanofi SA, according to new reports. The vaccine, which contains one additional flu strain - all existing multivalent flu shots currently on the...

FDA denies family's alternative cancer treatment, shuts down clinic

5/30/2013 - The Camelot Cancer Care center in Tulsa, Oklahoma has been shut down. The FBI and the FDA showed up in April with a search warrant and seized computers, invoices, bills, cellphones, and important treatment that patients were receiving. Investigators would not speak about why they were there, but patients...

Wrigley's selling caffeine gum to children

5/28/2013 - With Wrigley gum sales declining in record numbers, marketers have been looking for new ways to appeal to gum chewers, especially children. On April 29th, Wrigley launched a new line of energy chewing gum called Alert. With each pellet of gum containing 40 milligrams of caffeine, (equivalent to a half...

Chemical abortion advocates wanted FDA to legalize morning-after pills for girls as young as seven

5/26/2013 - If you ever doubted the extreme left-wing radicalism of abortion advocates, their latest push to allow even pre-teen girls to have immediate, unfettered access to abortifacients - over-the-counter "morning after" medications that chemically induce abortions - should put those doubts to rest. "Reproductive...

Genetically-modified humans are already walking among us

5/15/2013 - An undated article discussing the invention of genetically-modified (GM) human beings that was published by the U.K.'s DailyMail at least 10 years ago is gaining fresh attention from the online community these days. And even though the heinous practice, which is known as cytoplasmic transfer, is technically...

FDA warns public about fitness supplement allegedly linked to five deaths, but says nothing about pharmaceuticals that kill 100,000

5/9/2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new safety warning about an ingredient sometimes added to fitness supplements that it claims could cause health problems in certain individuals. According to a recent public announcement, the FDA has received complaints from a handful of consumers...

FDA finally gets around to conducting safety review on toxic antibacterial chemical triclosan, already in consumer products for four decades

5/8/2013 - After more than 40 years of complete inaction in evaluating the potential side effects of the antibacterial chemical triclosan, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is finally getting around to conducting a review of this pervasive chemical additive, which is now found in more than 75 percent...

The medical cartel: too big to fail, too evil to expose

5/5/2013 - There are several reasons why the medical cartel is too big to fail: the enormous amount of money at stake; its aim to control populations. In this article, I want to examine a related reason. Suppose it was discovered that thousands of bridges around the US were in imminent danger of collapsing?...

Tell the FDA to keep hidden aspartame out of dairy products

5/1/2013 - The conventional dairy lobby is currently pressing for some major regulatory changes that would further deceive the public into buying unhealthy, processed foods laced with hidden artificial sweetening chemicals. And the public only has until May 21 to prevent this assault on honest food labeling from...

FDA declares BPA exposure is safe! Don't worry about gender-bender chemicals

4/24/2013 - Despite countless scientific evidence explaining the dangers of Bisphenol-A (BPA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) refuses to ban this highly profitable industrial chemical. In their "current perspective on BPA" the FDA now states that the chemical is "safe" at the exposure level listed on current...

FDA requests $300 million war chest to implement onerous new food safety regulations against farmers, commercial food growers

4/15/2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested nearly $300 million in additional agency funding from Congress in order to implement the oppressive tenets of the so-called Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which will stifle American farmers and commercial food growers and potentially put...

Pushing the pandemic: FDA criminalizes secret Chinese medicine formula that blocks bird flu

4/14/2013 - A bird flu pandemic has been sparked in China, where 60 people have so far been infected and 13 have died from various new strains of bird flu (including H7N9). Across China and Taiwan, people are in a panic over the spread of bird flu, and the media there is reporting widespread concern that this may...

FDA now forcing supplement companies to censor consumer free speech on the internet

3/26/2013 - The ever-expanding federal autocracy, which is filled with career government bureaucrats who have union-protected tenure and far too little congressional scrutiny, are slowly but steadily eroding every original intent contained in the Bill of Rights. The most recent example comes in the form of a...

Urgent health warning issued over Adya Clarity detox liquid containing aluminum, sulfuric acid

3/25/2013 - The non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (www.ConsumerWellness.org) has issued a consumer health warning over Adya Clarity, a "detox" product that was seized by the FDA in 2012 and tested at over 1200ppm aluminum. The product is currently being marketed through a series of highly deceptive webinars that...

Aspartame-sweetened milk on the verge of being deemed "safe for your children"

3/6/2013 - As of February 20, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported that the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) have filed a petition calling for an amendment to change the standard of identity for milk and 17 other dairy products....

Monsanto and the FDA: Two crime families working a trillion-dollar hustle

3/2/2013 - Perhaps you remember the ill-fated Just-Label-It campaign. A number of activist groups petitioned the FDA for a federal regulation that would make labeling GMO food mandatory. The petition amassed over a million signatures. But the FDA decided only 394 of these were legitimate, because all the others...

Approaching one million allopathic QUACKS in America

2/25/2013 - First question: How many hundreds of thousands of doctors in America prescribe useless, toxic pharmaceuticals that keep you coming back to them for more, with different versions of the same sickness? This is health basics 101: How many MDs, surgeons and oncologists use barbaric methods to treat "acid"...

U.S. dairy industry petitions FDA to approve aspartame as hidden, unlabeled additive in milk, yogurt, eggnog and cream

2/25/2013 - You probably already know that the FDA has declared war on raw milk and even helped fund and coordinate armed government raids against raw milk farmers and distributors. Yes, it's insane. This brand of tyranny is unique to the USA and isn't even conducted in China, North Kora or Cuba. Only in the USA...

FDA bad-mouths natural flu remedies, tries to trick consumers into getting flu vaccine instead

2/20/2013 - The government's "health" agencies are at it again, this time pushing more flu vaccines on an unsuspecting population by threatening makers of natural remedies. Regulators at the Food and Drug Administration have sent letters to nine Internet distributors of dietary supplements with a warning to...

Imported seafood is full of chemicals, drugs and feces - yet the FDA inspects hardly any of it

2/13/2013 - Most imported seafood, including shrimp, is from large fish farms in Asia, including China, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. There are also seafood or fish farms in Canada, Mexico, and South America that export to the U.S. and others countries. Fish farming is just that. Breeding, cultivating, and...

FDA approves first GMO flu vaccine containing reprogrammed insect virus

2/8/2013 - A new vaccine for influenza has hit the market, and it is the first ever to contain genetically-modified (GM) proteins derived from insect cells. According to reports, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the vaccine, known as Flublok, which contains recombinant DNA technology...

New flu vaccine Flublok is approved by FDA but natural remedies for the flu are still a safer alternative

1/31/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration approved a new flu shot in January 2013 called Flublok. With the CDC calling claiming the flu is "at an epidemic level, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises American to get the a flu shot." Flublok, made by Protein Sciences Corp., of Meriden,...

FDA approves crofelemer as first-ever oral botanical 'drug'

1/21/2013 - For the first time in its history, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an orally-administered herbal botanical for use as a treatment in medicine. According to the American Botanical Council (ABC), the botanical, known as crofelemer, is derived from a South American tree known as...

Are Coca-Cola and Pepsi Lobbying the FDA for a GMO Labeling Law?

1/13/2013 - High-level executives from some of the U.S.'s largest food corporations are meeting with the FDA behind closed doors this week to lobby for a mandatory federal GMO labeling law. Could it be that bad press and consumer backlash have dulled the enthusiasm of these former biotech cheerleaders? Or is Big...

FDA approves experimental tuberculosis treatment that carries increased risk of death

1/5/2013 - Bedaquiline, a drug developed by Johnson & Johnson for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, relies on a new mechanism of action that blocks an energy-carrying enzyme necessary for the growth of TB bacteria. Unfortunately, this medicine comes with some worrying side effects. High liver...

Murder in the medical Matrix: the FDA

1/2/2013 - I have to begin this article with a bow in the direction of a remarkable site, SSRI stories. There you will find a huge assembly of media articles documenting the death and destruction wrought by psychiatric drugs. In particular, read the index: http://ssristories.com/index.php It previews the...

FDA secretly legalizes GM salmon during holidays while nobody was watching

12/29/2012 - Once the bastion of purity, seafood has now entered the realm of "manufactured" sustenance, thanks to a couple of U.S. government bureaucracies. The Food and Drug Administration has granted permission to a firm that will allow it to produce GM salmon, a decision that has been called a genetically...

Would you eat biotech fish? FDA approves genetically engineered salmon

12/26/2012 - After a few brief tests, GE salmon, meant to grow twice as fast as regular Atlantic salmon, was deemed safe both for the environment and for human consumption. The FDA added that it would take public comments for 60 days before finally deciding on whether or not to approve the salmon. Criticism of...

Federal court says free speech protection applies to Big Pharma drugs, but not nutritional supplements

12/12/2012 - Even while manufacturers of nutritional supplements remain effectively gagged when it comes to promoting the truthful health benefits of their own products, a recent federal appeals court decision appears to give a free pass to pharmaceutical representatives peddling prescription drugs for "off-label"...

FDA quietly increases allowed radiation doses of meats for human consumption

12/7/2012 - Rather than actually take the time to address the root causes of meat and poultry contamination, which more often than not are a direct result of outrageously unsanitary factory farming practices (http://www.naturalnews.com/025716_antibiotic_animals_antibiotics.html), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

FDA allows criminal drug company to market generic Lipitor drug containing tiny shards of glass

12/5/2012 - For the second time in fewer than four months, India-based drug giant Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has issued a formal recall on its drug atorvastatin calcium, which is a generic version of the popular cholesterol drug Lipitor. According to reports, the company, which has been the subject of U.S. Food...

Files reveal FDA took 684 days to issue warning to deadly meningitis-linked pharmacy

11/30/2012 - The Massachusetts-based pharmacy company responsible for the recent meningitis outbreak that left at least 34 people dead and another 490 injured is fighting back against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which it says took an inordinate amount of time in following through with issuing proper...

Take action against GE salmon - Tell the FDA to ban it now!

11/20/2012 - It has been more than two years since the biotechnology company AquAdvantage first petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve its genetically-engineered (GE) salmon AquaBounty for human consumption, and the agency still has not given the "Frankenfish" the green light, thanks in...

Monsanto-funded 'No on 37' campaign fabricates FDA quote, engages in criminal misconduct

10/26/2012 - The No on 37 campaign trying to prevent Californians from knowing whether or not the foods they eat contain genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) has sunk to a new moral and ethical low, having recently forged a quote from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in supposed opposition to the labeling...

Who is Michael Taylor, really? Monsanto, the FDA and a history of evil

10/25/2012 - "...[A]ll knowledgeable observers understand that technological advance and population aging are inexorable and costly and that sustained control of health care costs is possible only by denying some beneficial care to some people." Who wrote that? His name is Henry J. Aaron, and he wrote that...

Failure of state, federal regulators to blame for disastrous meningitis outbreak

10/17/2012 - State and federal regulators are scrambling to shift blame for the nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections, even though it was their own respective failures to act in the public interest that are ultimately responsible for this ongoing tragedy. Though these government agencies...

Stop the FDA from continuing its malicious persecution of natural supplement manufacturer Jim Cole

10/13/2012 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently in illegal possession of $2 million worth of private assets owned by natural supplement manufacturer Jim Cole and his three businesses, Maxam Nutraceutics, Turbosonic USA, and Sonic Life. In direct violation of the U.S. Constitution's Fifth Amendment,...

Food handler courses target raw milk

9/6/2012 - As if raw milk wasn't being targeted enough; upon receiving a Food Handlers Card you will be "taught" how horrendous raw milk products are for your health and how it is supposedly making people sick across the country. It is of course typical for the FDA to leave out statistics saying otherwise and...

Medical companies fake reality on a daily basis

9/1/2012 - Glaxo, Merck, and Pfizer, three giant drug companies, are under the gun. Glaxo has just paid a $3 billion fine for bribery, fabricating drug-safety data, and fraud. Merck has been caught inventing data to give the impression its mumps vaccine is effective. Pfizer is being attacked for conspiring to...

Obama and Romney both adore the third leading cause of death in America

8/29/2012 - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have done everything they can to bring more people into the US medical system. Radically changing that system has never occurred to these two clueless politicians. Like much of America, they accept the cliches and slogans about American medicine. "It's the best in the...

Despite health risks, two new weight loss drugs get FDA approval

8/22/2012 - Obesity is a leading health problem in the U.S. with nearly two thirds of all adults either being obese or overweight. In an effort to profit from this crisis, two new weight loss therapies "Qysmia" (formerly known as Qnexa) produced by Vivus Pharmaceuticals and "Belviq" (Lorcaserin) manufactured by...

FDA caught running 'paranoid, retaliatory' institutionalized spying ring

8/20/2012 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has been explicitly tasked under the law with overseeing the safety of food, drugs, and medical devices for the purpose of protecting the American people, has officially been exposed for engaging in a massive, agency-wide criminal spying operation that...

FDA drug reviewer: 'one manager threatened my children'

8/15/2012 - In a stunning interview with Truthout's Martha Rosenberg, former FDA drug reviewer, Ronald Cavanaugh, exposes the FDA as a relentless criminal mafia protecting its client, Big Pharma, with a host of mob strategies. http://truth-out.org Cavanaugh: "...widespread racketeering, including witness...

FDA Deputy Director arrested in prostitution sting scandal

8/9/2012 - A ranking Food and Drug Administration official is facing four counts of soliciting prostitution and a single count of disorderly conduct stemming from his arrest by Howard County, Md., Police last month. Dr. William Maisel, the deputy director for the Center for Devices and Radiological Health,...

Google complies with FDA demands to secretly disable Adwords accounts of nutritional detox companies

8/8/2012 - The latest attack on free speech in America comes from the FDA and is supported by Google Adwords. NaturalNews has learned that the FDA is quietly, and without notice to affected companies, commanding Google to disable the full Adwords accounts of nutritional supplement companies offering "detox" or...

Deadly anemia drugs like Procrit made billions - FDA kept their dangers a secret to protect pharma profits

8/6/2012 - The agencies and bureaucracies of our Leviathan government were created for our own good, we are constantly told, which is also the excuse we're given anytime a group of lawmakers or citizens calls for any of them to be dismantled. That excuse may no longer hold water for the Food and Drug Administration...

FDA pushing to eliminate most prescriptions; make majority of drugs over-the-counter

8/4/2012 - The FDA is considering a new prescription program also referred to as the "New Paradigm" that would enable certain prescription drugs to be available without a prescription if they met certain criteria that ensured "conditions of safe use." The program would involve a variety of medications that treat...

Health Ranger interviews health freedom attorney Jonathan Emord about Rawesome raids

7/27/2012 - This is the transcript of an interview with health freedom attorney Jonathan Emord. See the original video on TV.NaturalNews.com Health Ranger: Welcome, everyone. This is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger with NaturalNews talking about food freedom today, and we have a very special guest: a health freedom...

FDA caught spying on its own scientists to muzzle whistleblowers

7/23/2012 - A massive covert and secret operation by the FDA to seek out and muzzle several of THEIR OWN SCIENTISTS, those who were seeking to blow the whistle on the FDA's own fraud and unethical handling of information regarding cancer treatment methods, has been completely exposed. The issue actually began as...

Glass particles found in injectable cancer drugs; massive FDA recall issued

7/20/2012 - Having to deal with the mental and physical pains of cancer is bad enough, but it's worse when you have to fear the medicine used to treat it. Hospira, the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, announced in June that it will recall four of its cancer drugs and other...

FDA caught spying on e-mails of its own scientists in huge surveillance operation

7/17/2012 - If you need any measure of just how statist and paranoid our Leviathan government has become, look no further than recent revelations that one of its own agencies has been caught spying on some of its own employees, just because they had differences of opinion regarding its operation. The New York...

AstraZeneca tries to block generic drug approvals, gets slapped by court

7/17/2012 - Regular readers of NaturalNews.com know that we always advocate first for a natural solution or alternative to Big Pharma. Beyond that; however, when there is no other choice, you will find us regularly siding with you, the hapless consumer, who is constantly victimized by an out-of-control industry. With...

92 percent of Americans want the FDA to label GMO foods - Sign this labeling petition if you're one of them

7/12/2012 - An overwhelming majority of Americans believe the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a legal responsibility to require proper labeling of foods containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). But to this day, the FDA refuses to comply with the demands of the American people, who it is supposed...

Addictive painkiller OxyContin being tested on U.S. children

7/10/2012 - Purdue Pharma LP, the pharmaceutical company responsible for developing the highly addictive painkiller drug OxyContin (oxycodone), is so desperate to retain exclusivity on the soon-to-expire patent rights for its drug that it has decided to conduct clinical trials with OxyContin on young children....

Big Pharma criminality no longer a conspiracy theory: Bribery, fraud, price fixing now a matter of public record

7/9/2012 - Those of us who have long been describing the pharmaceutical industry as a "criminal racket" over the last few years have been wholly vindicated by recent news. Drug and vaccine manufacturer Merck was caught red-handed by two of its own scientists faking vaccine efficacy data by spiking blood samples...

FDA approves lorcaserin for weight loss; is wave of heart valve damage imminent?

7/6/2012 - On June 27, 2012 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved lorcaserin hydrochloride, a weight-loss pill, for sale in the United States. A pharmaceutical drug allegedly designed to curb appetite signals to brain receptors in the hypothalamus that promote satiety. Rejected in 2010 for causing...

FDA's shutting down of faulty drug manufacturing facilities 'over-aggressive and excessive,' says Congress

7/6/2012 - Several members of Congress are up in arms over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s recent crackdown on faulty drug manufacturing facilities across the country. According to the Washington Examiner and several other news outlets, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (HOGRC) Chairman...

Weight-loss pharmaceutical that caused tumors in animal studies approved for Lazy America

7/4/2012 - Perhaps the only thing worse than a population not motivated to cut the size of its collective waistline is approving a "weight-loss" medication that may cause cancer. A sick joke, right? Wrong. For the first time in 13 years (thank Big Pharma and Big Lawsuits), the U.S. government has approved...

FDA looks the other way while school uses electroshock torture on autistic students

6/25/2012 - A special needs school in Canton, Massachusetts, known as The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) is once again in the news, this time for its use of a controversial form of therapy that is no longer officially approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to a recent report by CNN's Anderson...

History of Medicine Fact #8: U.S. water fluoridation began in 1945 and continues today, despite the fact that the FDA has never approved it

6/24/2012 - The year before water fluoridation began in the United States, the entire dental profession recognized that fluoride was detrimental to dental health. In fact, in 1944 the Journal of the American Dental Association reported that using between 1.6 and 4 ppm (parts per million) fluoride in water would...

Doctors, patients rarely hear about important drug recalls

6/17/2012 - Dozens, if not hundreds, of pharmaceutical drugs are recalled every single year because of contamination or adverse side effects, but many pharmacists and healthcare providers never get the memo. According to a new study published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, the U.S. Food and Drug...

High fructose corn syrup can't disguise itself as 'corn sugar,' FDA decides

6/5/2012 - The days of food and beverage makers hiding the gargantuan sugar content of high fructose corn syrup under the deceptive label of "corn sugar" are over following a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision that prohibits the common industry practice. According to recent reports, FDA regulators...

FDA tests Adya Clarity, confirms high level of aluminum, multiple label violations

5/29/2012 - Late last year, NaturalNews went public with an explosive story about a fraudulently marketed dietary supplement product called "Adya Clarity." Made from a combination of sulfuric acid and a mineral / metallic ore mined out of the ground near Fukushima, Japan, the substance was marketed online with...

Freedom watch: Not a single Democrat voted in favor of ending FDA raids on raw milk farmers

5/25/2012 - Here's some news for those who still somehow believe the political left in Washington cares about the People. After U.S. Senator Rand Paul introduced an amendment that would have ended armed FDA raids on raw milk farmers (http://www.naturalnews.com/035966_Rand_Paul_FDA_censorship.html) and legalized...

Breaking news: US Senator Rand Paul offers surprise amendment to rein in FDA abuses, disarm the FDA, decriminalize free speech

5/24/2012 - In a stunning and completely unannounced move, US Senator Rand Paul -- who many agree represents the best hope for the restoration of liberty in America -- has introduced an amendment to a key FDA funding bill that seeks to sharply rein in the FDA's power. It would disarm the FDA and make the agency...

FDA accused of mass homicide of one million Americans each decade

5/22/2012 - The biggest threat to America today is not terrorists or global warming, but the mass genocide of Americans who die every year at the hands of the corrupt U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In a recent report, investigative reporter Jon Rappoport uncovers the dirty truth that FDA-approved drugs...

Should the FDA approve Big Pharma marketing drug treatments to healthy people?

5/21/2012 - This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will consider allowing an anti-HIV drug to be promoted to otherwise healthy, HIV-free people as a purely preventative measure for the first time. If approved, Gilead Sciences will be able to market Truvada to anyone who might be considered "at risk"...

Presidential campaign theme of 2012: More jobs and more zombies to work them

5/18/2012 - With increasing chemicals in food, medicine, and cosmetics, America is breeding zombies who go to work and pay taxes, but offer nothing to evolution, free thinking, or creative arts. Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continuously approves and furthers the toxification of food and water...

FDA concerned about risks of Pfizer's experimental arthritis drug

5/16/2012 - The current Pfizer attempt to gain FDA approval for marketing appears to be ignoring its own scientists' concerns. That's become business-as-usual with Big Pharma and the FDA. A classic example is the neurotoxin aspartame, which FDA scientists refused authorize as safe for over a decade. Donald Rumsfeld...

FDA proposes bypassing doctors, selling prescription drugs over the counter

5/8/2012 - When it comes to freedom of food choice, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers Americans to be too stupid to make their own dietary choices. But when pharmaceuticals are involved, the FDA apparently thinks individuals should be able to completely self-medicate themselves without a prescription,...

FDA refuses to ban antibiotics in livestock, resorts to voluntary phase out that will be ignored by industry

4/30/2012 - In a desperate attempt to avoid implementing an actual ban on the non-therapeutic use of antibiotic drugs in factory animal feed, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has once again made it abundantly clear that it favors corporate interests over public health. In a recent announcement, the FDA...

Consumer alert: Black mica extract, Adya Clarity still being sold as dietary supplement across USA

4/24/2012 - The Adya Clarity product we exposed last year as being fraudulently marketed as a miracle health supplement has been renamed and is currently being sold across America by over a dozen distributors. (Those distributor names and numbers are listed below). The product is now being offered under names...

Culture of corruption has become common within FDA, Big Pharma

4/22/2012 - When pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices are approved for use in medicine by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), their safety and efficacy are typically not the primary factors considered during the decision-making process. As pointed out by the Office of Medical and Scientific Justice...

FDA & federal judge shut down Amish farm for selling raw milk

4/15/2012 - The drama of FDA tyranny versus raw milk freedom continues from one state or province to another, almost like episodes from a dystopian TV series. First, the Amish farmer Dan Allgyer and his wife Rachel were forced to shut down their Pennsylvania farm after two years of harassment from federal agents...

FDA assault on herbal cancer products continues with raid on Missouri distributor

4/13/2012 - At the prompting of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of its ongoing war against natural cancer treatments, federal marshals recently seized a number of anti-cancer products from Notions-n-Things, a Bogard, Missouri-based distributor of skin salves and other products. According to...

Ron Paul admits in speech to public that the FDA And Big Pharma 'are in bed together'

4/10/2012 - Ron Paul makes a groundbreaking admission to the public on tape - that the FDA and Big Pharma are indeed "in bed together," both building up their monopolies and only interested in making more money. The Republican presidential candidate confirms that the corrupt corporations are running the show, that...

Investigation of dangerous medical device implants reveals most have never been tested for safety

4/4/2012 - Did you know that the vast majority of medical devices on the market today have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) without ever having been properly safety tested? A thorough investigation by Consumer Reports has revealed that the medical device approval process is a...

FDA says fresh milk is dangerous, but chemical BPA is perfectly safe!

4/3/2012 - The FDA, the organization that conspired with California bureaucrats to attack raw milk distribution centers over the past two years, has just announced it will not ban BPA. The FDA says there isn't enough evidence of BPA being harmful to humans (that's a lie) and therefore it cannot be justifiably...

FDA admits in court case that vaccines still contain mercury

4/1/2012 - It is a common myth today that the vaccines administered to children no longer contain the toxic additive thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative linked to causing permanent neurological damage. But a recent federal case involving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed that, contrary...

FDA to approve obesity drug with significant safety risks, scant benefits

3/27/2012 - After first denying approval for the obesity drug Qnexa (phentermine and topiramate) back in 2010 because of its harrowing side effects, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now under intense pressure by Big Pharma-backed lawmakers, institutionalized drug pushers, and even its own advisory...

FDA scandal: board members with drug maker ties voted to approve drug that's killing women

3/15/2012 - An investigation by the Washington Monthly and the British Medical Journal has found that at least four members of an advisory board which voted to approve a drug used in birth control pills had either done work for the drugs' manufacturer or received research funds from the manufacturer. Though the...

FDA admits mercury in cosmetic products is extremely toxic - so how is it safe in dental fillings, vaccines?

3/13/2012 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an updated warning about skin care products that may contain mercury, including many anti-aging, smoothing, skin-lightening, and beauty lotions and creams sold at ethnic beauty shops and online. Some of the tainted personal care products, most of...

FDA petition to label GMOs nears one million signatures - sign it today!

3/13/2012 - Only a few more weeks remain before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stops accepting public comments about a petition filed by the Center for Food Safety (CFS) seeking the FDA's compliance with requiring mandatory labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). And with more than 850,000...

Groups push for FDA to require specific labeling of added sugars in foods

3/12/2012 - A coalition of consumer advocacy groups, health organizations, and food and nutrition groups has officially called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to enact new labeling requirements for foods that contain added sugars. The Environmental Working Group (EWG), the American Heart Association,...

Aspartame danger - urgent warning about tumors and seizures

3/9/2012 - The laws governing the sale of drugs and food additives require substances be safe for human consumption. The artificial sweetener aspartame primarily consumed in beverages and as a popular sugar substitute has consistently been found to cause tumors and brain seizures in animal subjects. In 2005, a...

FDA scientist sentenced to five years in prison for insider trading on drug approval knowledge

3/9/2012 - A drug evaluator at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research for more than a decade, Cheng Yi Liang, 58, has been sentenced to five years in prison and three years of supervised release for using non-public FDA data to conduct illegal insider trading. According...

FDA finally admits cholesterol drugs need warning labels about risk for diabetes and memory loss

3/5/2012 - Nearly 32 million Americans currently take statin drugs to lower their cholesterol levels, but they are probably completely unaware that these drugs can come with side effects like diabetes and memory loss. Why don't they know? Because until this week, the FDA didn't require these drugs to carry a warning...

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