FDA news, articles and information:
|11/23/2016 - Evidence has recently been uncovered revealing that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) routinely manipulates the media to protect the agency's own interests – or more specifically, those of Big Pharma.
Scientific American has obtained documents through the Freedom of Information Act...|
|11/22/2016 - It seems like there is a pill for every possible ailment, real or imagined, known to man these days, and now that is extending to man's best friend.
The FDA has just approved the first drug specifically aimed at treating "noise aversion" in dogs. It's being marketed to dog owners whose pets are frightened...|
|11/19/2016 - Women who are looking for ways to avoid unwanted pregnancy are frustrated by the lack of good choices available to them. Hormonal birth control pills have a slew of side effects, condoms are prone to breakage and reduce sensation, and IUDs can cause excessive bleeding or shift into the wrong position.
|11/18/2016 - The FDA's latest ruling on antibacterial soap has finally confirmed what many people have suspected for quite some time: They aren't any better at killing bacteria than conventional soap.
Many people choose to purchase soaps and body washes that bear the "antibacterial" claim, under the false belief...|
|11/9/2016 - Testosterone replacement or supplementation products can cause dangerous side effects, including heart attacks, infertility, personality changes and chemical dependency, the FDA has warned.
The agency announced that it is updating the warning labels on all testosterone products.
"The new warning...|
|11/1/2016 - ADHD medications have been subject to public scrutiny for quite some time. Two years ago, the FDA said it had discovered problems with a generic version of a popular ADHD drug known as Concerta. The generic, produced by the pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt, just wasn't up to snuff. And now, the FDA...|
|10/26/2016 - Health authorities at India's Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) have made a shocking discovery with regards to pharmaceutical distribution. It turns out that many hospitals throughout India are improperly storing the drugs they dispense to patients, and many of these same hospitals are also operating...|
|10/24/2016 - Just a few weeks ago, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a rule banning the use of triclosan, triclocarban and 17 other chemicals commonly found in over-the-counter antibacterial hand and body washes. Companies are given one year to take these ingredients out of their products or remove...|
|10/20/2016 - Once again an agency of our overly bureaucratic federal government has demonstrated that its incompetence is only surpassed by its willingness to defer to political donors and special corporate interests.
As reported by Reuters, the Food and Drug Administration recently determined that Xarelto, a...|
|10/11/2016 - The Food and Drug Administration, trusted with regulating the safety of foods, openly admits that it cannot determine what "healthy" means on product labels. As its shallow surface requirements for food labels come under increasing scrutiny, the agency is turning to the public for answers. It seems...|
|9/29/2016 - According to the Food and Drug Administration, the amount of aluminum in modern vaccines that infants are exposed to in their first year is about 4.225 mg, which the agency considers to be low, and thus safe. But some experts believe that there are vaccines being given to children today that contain...|
|9/29/2016 - Glyphosate – the cancer-causing active ingredient found in Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer product – has been found to be present at "extreme" levels in soybeans, and is presumably also present at high levels in other foods, since glyphosate-based herbicides (GBH) are now the most widely-used...|
|9/28/2016 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that it is sponsoring a competition between web developers to design an app to fight opioid overdoses.
But is it just a scheme designed to distract attention from the real problem: that Big Pharma – with the assistance of government...|
|9/22/2016 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been doing its best to protect Monsanto and the entire GMO industry by dragging its feet and hiding information regarding glyphosate content in foods.
Glyphosate, the most widely-used herbicide on the planet and an essential component in GMO agricultural...|
|9/20/2016 - Freedom of Information documents obtained by the group U.S. Right to Know reveal that the FDA has confirmed the presence of glyphosate contamination in honey being sold on U.S. store shelves.
Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup, the world's top selling herbicide. Roundup's explosive commercial...|
|9/14/2016 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently proposed that manufacturers in the infant formula industry conduct research trials on products prior to making health claims. Such claims include a product's ability to increase an infant's intelligence, be "allergy-proof" and reduce colic, according...|
|9/8/2016 - The FDA has finally admitted what Natural News has been telling you for at least a decade: The ingredients found in antibacterial soaps are not only unsafe, they're also ineffective.
After studying the issue for several years, the FDA has stated that there is not enough evidence to prove that these...|
|8/29/2016 - The dangers of GMOs in the present day are the subject of much debate, but few can deny that the first genetically engineered (GE) products were truly dangerous. In fact, few people can talk about it at all, because most people have never even heard about these early products or the damage they caused.
|8/19/2016 - The FDA is supposed to be a trusted organization, but many people who have even the remotest inkling of basic nutrition are scratching their heads over the agency's official definition of "healthy." You don't need an advanced science degree to wonder how a highly processed cereal made in a factory could...|
|8/17/2016 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an announcement that Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market is recalling stocks of organic cheese from its stores in the Midwest and South, due to possible contamination with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), a bacteria that may cause serious...|
|8/16/2016 - Those who support the nationwide legalization of marijuana for therapeutic use, were disappointed by the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent failure to reclassify marijuana's status from that of a Schedule I drug to another more appropriate classification.
Since 23 states have now legalized...|
|8/15/2016 - Obama's war on humanity just took another great leap toward totalitarian despotism with last week's DEA decision to deny petitions seeking to reclassify medical marijuana as a non-schedule I drug. This decision means that any person possessing natural CBD (cannabidiol) compounds derived from hemp leaves,...|
|8/12/2016 - Just two weeks after the release of my new book Food Forensics, which identifies dangerous levels of lead contamination in turmeric products, the FDA has taken bold enforcement action on the subject. At least three turmeric spice manufacturers -- Gel Spice, JM Exotic Foods and Gel Spice -- have been...|
|8/9/2016 - Longtime readers are very familiar with our record of focusing on fraud and abuse in the scientific community. But if you're new to Natural News, you may not yet know that we are extremely dedicated not only to promoting legitimate science and research, but also to rooting out and exposing scientific...|
|8/2/2016 - Ferocious vaccine manufacturers are constantly on the move, looking for new "demographics" to shoot with vaccines. If they could stick a needle into a rock and get paid for it, they would find a reason to do it.
(Article by Jon Rappoport, republished from www.thedailysheeple.com)
But in this case,...|
|7/11/2016 - Earlier this month, Juno Therapeutics, a pioneer in the field of treating cancer using genetically engineered cells, had to halt the development of its lead treatment after the death of three leukemia patients enrolled in the study.
The Seattle-based biotech company reported that the deaths of all...|
|6/28/2016 - The most oppressive force when it comes to standing between Americans who want to make many of their own decisions about their health, and nutritional intake, isn't Big Pharma or the medical establishment. Believe it or not, it's the federal government.
In particular, it is the various federal government...|
|6/22/2016 - The serious issue of overmedicating kids could be about to take on a whole new dimension with the emergence of a new medication known as Adzenys. While kids are generally averse to taking medications, few will turn their noses up at a piece of candy. That is exactly what Adzenys is banking on with its...|
|6/17/2016 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not force a recall of salmonella-tainted peanut butter and almond products after advanced DNA testing confirmed a salmonella contamination, a government watchdog said in a review of the agency's food safety program.
In the report, Daniel R. Levinson, the...|
|5/31/2016 - Decisions like this one really ought to make it clear that, if you're an American, your government is populated by sycophantic lunatics who quite frankly don't have your best interests at heart.
The Food and Drug Administration recently issued new guidelines that will expand a woman's access to dangerous...|
|5/26/2016 - An experimental cancer treatment has been given "breakthrough" status by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but is it really a "miracle drug," as portrayed by the mainstream media?
The treatment, which uses a genetically-altered version of the polio virus to fight cancer cells, has been given...|
|5/25/2016 - Congress has just passed 18 bills created to address the nation's opioid epidemic, but is the government really serious about tackling the problem?
Although the legislation passed overwhelmingly, there will be no funding available until 2017 for the various programs contained in the bills, and the...|
|5/24/2016 - For the first time, the FDA is proposing to take action on widespread contamination of infant rice cereals with arsenic, according to draft rules released for public comment on April 1. But critics charge that the rules – which would leave arsenic levels in nearly all products unchanged –...|
|5/23/2016 - The US Food and Drug administration (FDA) recently proposed a maximum limit for inorganic arsenic, after several rice cereals for infants and toddlers were shown to have alarming levels of the substance. Although the proposal would seem to be cause for celebration, the FDA's suggestion trails behind...|
|5/19/2016 - According to the website of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the agency is "responsible for protecting the public health," but it's becoming increasingly obvious that its real agenda – at least in recent years – has been precisely the opposite.
Margaret Hamburg, the departing FDA...|
|5/18/2016 - The Food and Drug Administration's stated purpose is to protect public health, but it seems that every day it makes yet another move that actually works against us. Even if you are willing to concede that the FDA was established with good intentions, nobody who has been keeping track of its actions...|
|5/13/2016 - The following excerpt is from the book Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating.
While the FDA was busily crafting their industry-friendly GMO policy in the early 1990s, Calgene [acquired by Monsanto in 1996] was...|
|5/9/2016 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is once again having to both defend the legitimacy of its bloated existence, and petition Congress to pass legislation that will allow it to continue collecting "user fees" from Big Pharma in exchange for drug approval. And during a recent testimony, FDA Commissioner...|
|5/6/2016 - The Food and Drug Administration's massive regulations covering tobacco and smoking should have been enough to satisfy the agency, but no – when Americans began turning to what many believe is a safer alternative, e-cigarettes, the little Stalins at the agency just couldn't leave well enough alone.
|5/2/2016 - In a new report by Health Ranger Mike Adams, former FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg has been named in a massive conspiracy lawsuit involving Johnson & Johnson, a Wall Street hedge fund and the commonly prescribed drug Levaquin.
As reported by Natural News, the former head of the FDA is accused...|
|5/2/2016 - Although the story has received scant attention in the mainstream media, a racketeering lawsuit has been filed against departing FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg – and among the charges listed in the complaint is the claim that she bribed both Hillary Clinton and President Obama to gain her appointment...|
|4/30/2016 - The FDA is currently being sued by a coalition group made up of environmental, consumer and commercial organizations for approving the farming of genetically engineered (GE) salmon, according to The Hill. The coalition is being represented by a legal counsel from the Center for Food Safety and Earth...|
|4/29/2016 - In recent days, the Federal Trade Commission claimed another alternative medicine victim, as it fined Dr. Joseph Mercola, M.D., more than $5 million because he dared to sell a health treatment solution to the public that did not rely on the government's tainted and compromised medical approval.
|4/25/2016 - The more Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton try to portray themselves as aloof from the nasty business of politics, the more we learn that they are hip-deep in precisely the kind of shenanigans and chicanery that have driven tens of millions of voters to outsider presidential contenders this election...|
|4/22/2016 - The former head of the FDA, Margaret Hamburg, used the federal agency to run a massive conspiracy of racketeering and fraud in order to generate millions of dollars in drug company profits for her husband's hedge fund firm, alleges a damning lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the...|
|4/7/2016 - Wait ... What? The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) really doesn't conduct any scientific studies on the very drugs it approves? No, it doesn't, and the facts surrounding this reality will shock and anger you.
This point was recently brought out – again – by the Alliance for...|
|4/6/2016 - The Food and Drug Administration, as we have reported in the past, is completely in the tank for Big Pharma, an industry that lavishes tens of millions of dollars on our fat-cat "leaders" in Washington, D.C., to maintain healthy profits and shut out all competition.
That includes natural remedies...|
|3/30/2016 - While the Food and Drug Administration, Congress and state legislatures fumble around with what to do about cannibidiol, or CBD – a bioactive cannabinoid found in cannabis which, unlike THC, does not produce a psychoactive effect – they should read a little history on the substance.
|3/29/2016 - I've just posted a new video detailing the discovery of a vaccine document on the FDA's own website that openly admits vaccines are linked to autism.
This document, an insert sheet for the Tripedia vaccine, openly admits to the vaccine being linked to "idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, SIDS,...|
|3/25/2016 - In case you were wondering, dangerous opioid drugs cause addiction and can kill you. But the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is just now catching on to that.
"It is just staggering and heartbreaking to see the toll that abuse is taking," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease...|
|3/24/2016 - For some reason, the Obama administration can't get enough of regulating just about everything it can possibly regulate, and with little thought to the hypocrisy of its actions or the impact they have on ordinary Americans.
Now, as reported by the Washington Free Beacon, the Obama Food and Drug Administration...|
|3/20/2016 - Big Pharma has just scored a big victory with the appointment of Robert Califf as new head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The fact that there were only four votes in the Senate opposing Califf's confirmation – in spite of his deep ties to the pharmaceutical industry – is a clear...|
|3/20/2016 - MAJOR CORRECTIONS: I'm issuing a huge correction / clarification to this story after speaking with people in the hemp industry. They've pointed out that my article, although posted with the best intentions to help keep CBDs legal and readily available, was freaking out CBD retailers who thought some...|
|3/18/2016 - If the Food and Drug Administration and Congress get their way, it will become much easier for the mainstream psychiatry community to utilize unregulated, dangerous electroshock therapy, even though it has been proven to be ineffective and mentally damaging in the past.
An alert sent out by the Citizens...|
|3/15/2016 - In a rather bizarre turn of events, the Food and Drug Administration appears set to reverse course on earlier data proving that electroshock therapy had no medical value, by reclassifying the devices, thereby making it easier for psychiatrists to use on certain mentally impaired patients.
|3/14/2016 - The Food and Drug Administration is set to allow for the dramatic expansion of electroshock therapy for patients who have been diagnosed with clinical depression, through reclassification of the devices used to deliver shock treatment, despite the fact that experts and former patients have attested...|
|3/14/2016 - Before You Take that Pill, written by J. Douglas Bremner, explores the symbiotic relationship between today's pharmaceutical industry and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The following is an excerpt from the book:
The latest drive to get new pills on the shelves and into people's mouths...|
|3/13/2016 - Following the confirmation of new FDA head Robert Califf, I have been told by people in the legal field with close ties to FDA staffers that the FDA is planning to ramp up a wave of inspections and crackdowns targeting natural product companies.
This sweeping crackdown assault, I've been told, will...|
|3/7/2016 - The FDA has now officially been completely captured by the pharmaceutical industry. With the confirmation of pharma insider Robert Califf as the new head of the FDA, America can look forward to many years of FDA malfeasance in conspiracy with pharmaceutical manufacturers to cover up the deadly side...|
|3/7/2016 - Once again, those who are trying to live a simple, clean life or make a decent living from traditional skills are threatened by the corporatist society they try to avoid. The current assault comes from Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Susan Collins, who have recently introduced S.1014: a bill to...|
|3/6/2016 - It's now official: President Obama's nomination of Robert Califf as the new head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just been approved by the U.S. Senate.
This is a particularly worrisome development, due to Califf's strong ties to the pharmaceutical industry, and although many in Washington...|
|3/1/2016 - It is, by far, the most widely used crop herbicide in the world. But glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup formula, is not on the list of agriculture chemicals that either the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the Department of Agriculture (USDA) tests for on food products consumed...|
|3/1/2016 - An ardent attempt is afoot on Capitol Hill to prevent states from requiring the labeling of genetically engineered foods – made especially urgent by the fact that Vermont's labeling bill is set to take effect July 1st.
Although proponents of these foods scored a major victory in July when they...|
|2/26/2016 - In response to a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and other environmental groups, the FDA has announced that it will ban a variety of toxic food packaging chemicals and cancer-causing food flavoring chemicals – chemicals they...|
|2/23/2016 - After backlash from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for not testing glyphosate during a testing program (and not even disclosing that they hadn't), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that they will now engage in such testing.(1)
It's about time.
|2/23/2016 - As I explain in my latest podcast (below), the FDA's announcement that it will test foods for glyphosate is more of a SHAM than SCIENCE. In my view, the agency's announcement is nothing more than "scientific theater" to pretend to test foods for glyphosate, all while claiming glyphosate is completely...|
|2/22/2016 - After being tipped off about possible fraud in the cheese industry, Bloomberg Business tested a variety of Parmesan grated cheeses available for purchase in grocery stores around the U.S., and discovered that a significant number of manufacturers are lying about what exactly is in their products.
|2/6/2016 - "When I ran for a seat in the US Congress in 1994, I was very aggressive in demanding that we go after the FDA as a rogue criminal agency. Others, at the time, who were in favor of Health Freedom, said I should dial back my rhetoric; all we needed was a good law that would protect our right to take...|
|2/3/2016 - Just like with food, cheap, toxic chemicals are often used in cosmetics that pollute the body, the environment and even workers employed to manufacture them. Synthetic chemicals present in cosmetics aren't the only concern, but such products can also be prone to bacterial contamination, something that...|
|1/31/2016 - It's no secret that opioid addiction is a serious problem; the statistics speak for themselves. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 7,000 people are treated in emergency departments on a daily basis, because they used prescription drugs in ways that are inconsistent...|
|1/18/2016 - In another example of prioritizing politics over science, the FDA continues to insist that lifesaving blood donations cannot be accepted from sexually active gay men.
The FDA's policy "ignores the modern science of HIV-testing technology while perpetuating the stereotype that all gay and bisexual...|
|1/16/2016 - In his last months in office, President Obama continues to pursue his policy of appointing industry insiders and lobbyists to important posts within the federal government.
A glaring example is his recent nomination of Dr. Robert Califf to become the new head of the FDA when current commissioner...|
|1/15/2016 - Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are a major detriment to society, with the latest predictions estimating that by 2050 they will kill more people than the number who currently die from cancer. But the problem is not necessarily the drug companies that produce them or the corporate mega-farms that buy...|
|1/12/2016 - Both the EPA and FDA are arming up with military-style equipment such as body armor, spending tens of millions of dollars on military gear over the last few years.
OpenTheBooks.com has been tracking government spending on military-style equipment, revealing a frightening pattern of regulatory agencies...|
|1/6/2016 - They're added to nearly every processed meat product sold in the U.S. today – nitrites and other synthetic curing chemicals that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says are safe to use for keeping meat products from spoiling too quickly. But an investigation by researchers from the University...|
|12/21/2015 - Meet Robert Califf. He was recently appointed as Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco at the FDA, by the Obama administration. This is the same guy who worked at the Duke Institute for Clinical Research, where he co-chaired the executive committee for the clinical trials of the pharmaceutical...|
|12/8/2015 - The FDA has dramatically expanded the permitted uses of the anthrax vaccine using a post-9/11 law known as the Bioterrorism Act of 2002. A clause of that act, known as the Animal Rule, allows the FDA to bypass human studies of drugs in cases where exposing humans to a disease or toxin would be unfeasible...|
|11/30/2015 - If that glistening salmon filet in the cold case at the grocery store looks bigger and more ... engineered than normal in 2016, it could be the laboratory version of real salmon grown under AquaBounty Technologies' patented "AquAdvantage" label (which, ironically, won't actually be labeled for consumers),...|
|11/29/2015 - If it's been deemed bad in other countries, that's often when the United States comes in and welcomes it with open arms. In this case, we're talking about the fact that a California judge recently dismissed two lawsuits that claimed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) illegally approved a harmful...|
|11/20/2015 - Just as we predicted, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has brazenly betrayed the public's trust by approving the world's first genetically modified (GM) animal in direct defiance of science – a transgenic salmon branded "AquAdvantage" that has never been proven safe for human consumption...|
|10/30/2015 - As usual, those who want to continue making money off of sick individuals will find a way to omit crucial details and dance through loopholes, trying to pull the wool over people's eyes. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the tampon industry is no different; although they're adamant that tampons...|
|10/5/2015 - A libido-boosting pill by the name of Addyi, which has been dubbed the "female Viagra," is set to hit the U.S. market in October 2015. Don't be so quick to think this is a good thing; although the pill, which is made by Sprout Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and chemically known as flibanserin, has been approved...|
|9/29/2015 - Once upon a time, federal regulatory agencies charged with approving fully tested and verified safe products for the U.S. market and pulling those that were found to be dangerous or cause sickness made decisions based on the best interests of the public. But sadly, those days are gone – long gone...|
|9/22/2015 2:02:06 PM - It is undeniable that the FDA has a controversial relationship with the pharmaceutical industry. Not a single psychiatric drug is released into the market for administration until the FDA gives its safety a legitimate stamp of approval. But how legitimate is this stamp and are these drugs truly safe?...|
|9/22/2015 9:00:16 AM - Vaccines introduce a weakened form of a virus into the body in hopes that the person's immune system will begin developing antibodies against it. The antigens in vaccines don't always stimulate an immune response because the person's immune system might be too weak to respond effectively. This is true...|
|9/17/2015 - The editor of Natural News, Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, is steadily building an alternative media network that will rival all others simply by allowing users to personalize their content in a unique way.
At the core of that personalization is the new search engine Good Gopher and Fetch.news, the...|
|9/12/2015 - In the day-to-day happenings of world politics, the United States and Russia are presented on the global stage as arch-enemies. Up in space, however, it's a completely different story. Enter the International Space Station (ISS), which for years has housed astronauts from both countries along with life-support...|
|9/9/2015 - In a ruling that many holistic healers and homeopathic physicians are likely to find hypocritical, a federal court has handed Big Pharma an unprecedented victory by giving a drug company preliminary approval to market a drug for a condition for which it has yet to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
|9/4/2015 - On August 18, the FDA approved a drug for the controversial condition of female hypoactive sexual desire disorder. The drug, flibanserin (to be marketed as Addyi), had previously been rejected twice by the agency due to low effectiveness combined with a high risk of serious side effects.
|9/3/2015 - Hampton Creek, a tiny food company that specializes in plant-based products, has received word from the FDA that their Just Mayo line of vegan spreads does not meet the standards set for mayonnaise and needs to change its misleading labels. Normally this wouldn't be news at all, but there are a few...|
|9/2/2015 - When Kim Kardashian, who is five months pregnant, took to Instagram and Facebook to promote a morning sickness drug, she probably never thought her action would lead to a warning letter from the FDA.
However, that's exactly what happened, with the FDA warning that Kardashian's posts violated federal...|
|9/2/2015 - In July, the FDA announced changes to the labels of nearly every medication in the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class, warning that those drugs could cause fatal strokes and heart attacks even in young people with no known cardiovascular risk factors. Heart attacks could be triggered...|
|8/21/2015 - The Western media machine is making a huge ruckus over Russia's decision to enforce an embargo on food products originating in Europe, the U.S. and Canada, which has led to the incineration and destruction of many tons' worth of contraband cheese, fruit and other products. But these same media outlets...|
|8/16/2015 - You can now monitor breaking news headlines on the FDA, EPA, FBI and TSA via the FETCH.news service I recently created to empower activists and the independent media.
We recently acquired FDA.news, EPA.news, CDC.news and many other sites for this purpose of public education and empowerment.
|8/13/2015 - Yesterday I posted an article asking for American citizens to send me water samples from the Animas River that the EPA has now heavily contaminated with toxic heavy metals. I want to test the water in my elemental analysis laboratory to expose the EPA's pollution.
The EPA used to prevent corporations...|
|8/6/2015 - It isn't often that a federal government agency or official admits wrongdoing. In fact, it almost never happens.
But in June, one official from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) broke that trend when he admitted that he had stolen a massive amount of intellectual property.
|8/5/2015 - When the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) raided Dr. Jeffrey Bradstreet's offices this year, they were determined to put an end to his research and use of Globulin component Macrophage Activating Factor (GcMAF) because this research was essentially making vaccines look like violent, mad science....|
|7/28/2015 - A piece of legislation that will endanger American consumers by giving Big Pharma a more streamlined, quicker drug approval process that will no doubt lead to dangerous medications being marketed and sold before adequate testing has just passed a major milestone.
In recent days, the House Energy...|
|7/19/2015 - A new study has found that a lipid found naturally in avocados can be used to fight acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, but to hear the federal Food and Drug Administration tell it, there is no such thing as an "anti-cancer" food.
While avocados have widely been credited with providing a number of health...|
|7/14/2015 - In 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared that trans fats weren't fit for human consumption, but they refused to prohibit their use. Two years later, the agency finally got around to banning them, but that ban won't come into effect for another three years, and even when it does,...|
|7/11/2015 - The guidelines that dictate how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to govern the safety and approval of medical devices, pharmaceutical drugs, food additives and more have changed considerably since Barack Obama assumed the office of U.S. president in 2009. The total number of words added...|
|7/8/2015 - The federal government is finally acknowledging that industrially processed trans fats are damaging to human health and don't belong in the food supply. But they're more than a decade late on this, as Natural News has been warning readers since at least 2004 that trans fats, which are completely synthetic...|
|6/15/2015 - Duplicitous is probably the best descriptor for how the federal government treats "unconventional" medical treatments like homeopathy. On the one hand, authorities would have us all believe that homeopathic remedies are just inert water when it comes to their efficacy; on the other, we're told that...|
|6/13/2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is attempting to sidestep an amendment to the infamous Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that was originally intended to exempt small food producers from having to comply with excessively burdensome food safety protocols appropriate only for large factory...|
|6/6/2015 - Canadian government documents recently obtained as part of a lawsuit meant to block the production of genetically modified (GM) salmon show that, contrary to claims made by producer AquaBounty Technologies, the GM salmon actually grow more slowly and are more prone to disease than non-GM farmed salmon.
|5/19/2015 - Does the habitual use of antidepressants do more harm than good to many patients? Absolutely, says one expert in a new British Medical Journal report. Moreover, he says that the federal Food and Drug Administration might even be hiding the truth about antidepressant lethality.
In his portion of the...|
|5/8/2015 - Media reports recently revealed that on March 17, the FDA sent a stern letter to the makers of Kind Bars warning them that their labels were making health claims in violation of U.S. law. The FDA claimed that terms such as "healthy" cannot be applied to Kind Bars because the bars are too high in (healthy)...|
|5/1/2015 - To be an honest person and also hold a high position within the government is a paradox, especially at the federal level. And if its the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) you're working for from a position of integrity, don't plan on keeping your job for long, as the agency has an extensive history...|
|4/30/2015 - The FDA serves the bottom lines of Big Food and Big Pharma. After pharmaceutical companies provide questionable testing reports, they pay the FDA licensing fees for the drugs' approvals. And Big Food has their way with their ingredients with the FDA.
This type of corruption is not new. In the early...|
|4/29/2015 - Hilariously, the Washington Post, USA Today, NPR, Fox News and even the Associated Press often get their science talking points from convicted felons, fraudsters and hucksters who claim to have a monopoly on "science."
In one of the most laughable examples of modern-day abandonment of journalistic...|
|4/27/2015 - After repeatedly declaring that homeopathic remedies are just inert water and no better than a placebo, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suddenly had a schizophrenic moment and decided that homeopathy is now imminently dangerous! That's right -- the same agency that says pharmaceutical...|
|4/19/2015 - Social media campaigns to stop human slavery and trafficking across the globe are currently in vogue amongst armchair activist millennials in the U.S. and elsewhere. But how many of these same folks would be willing to put their money where their mouth is and stop eating imported seafood, some of which...|
|4/16/2015 - Despite the fact that people have turned to homeopathic remedies for hundreds of years and enjoy their health-boosting benefits to this day, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is coming down hard on such products, issuing safety alerts and encouraging people to report any side effects.
|4/7/2015 - In response to a request from drug giant Pfizer to remove the "black box" warning on the smoking-cessation drug Chantix, the FDA has decided to not only retain the warning but expand it.
A black box warning is the most severe action the FDA can take against a drug, short of banning it. The current...|
|4/6/2015 9:21:47 AM - The FDA has called a hearing to decide the future of access to homeopathic medicine. Urgent comments are needed to protect health freedom. The FDA is reevaluating their "regulatory framework" for homoeopathic remedies. Friends and supporters of homeopathy have to act immediately to tell the FDA that...|
|3/11/2015 - A powerful, knowledge-suppressing lobby exists in the US, and it has a stranglehold on the decision making of government officials who oversee food safety. This powerful industry alters the nature of food, patents the changes, profits en masse and then uses their monetary influence and control over...|
|3/11/2015 - With its "female sexual dysfunction" drug twice rejected by the FDA as risky and ineffective, Sprout Pharmaceuticals has turned to political lobbying to secure the drug's approval.
Following the blockbuster success of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, drug makers began searching for an equivalent...|
|3/10/2015 - It's not often that the FDA gets sued for anything, but a powerful Philadelphia legal firm that handles whistleblower and class action cases throughout the nation, Sheller, P.C., has petitioned the Federal Court to demand the FDA follow through with black box warnings for Johnson & Johnson's drug Risperdal...|
|3/8/2015 - One of the most important responsibilities of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in protecting public health is to conduct regular inspections of clinical trial sites to ensure that good clinical practices are being followed. But a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal JAMA Internal Medicine...|
|3/5/2015 - There are a number of harmful chemicals allowed in American food by the Food and Drug Administration, even though they are banned for use in Europe and elsewhere.
As noted by the Today show, in a post on the program's website, some of the substances are called BVOs and rBSTs, and they litter American...|
|2/27/2015 4:20:12 PM - Government bans on the sale and distribution of raw milk and raw milk products are enforced in the name of public safety. But many people enjoy the health benefits of milk that has not been pasteurized, and some farms want to sell it. Are the health threats from raw milk significant enough to warrant...|
|2/24/2015 - When there are problems in medical research, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, deferring to its partners in Big Pharma, won't always tell you about it.
As reported recently by Reuters, the agency has found major discrepancies in dozens of final reports issued by medical researchers regarding...|
|2/22/2015 - The latest victim of federal government and prosecutorial abuse may very well spend the rest of his life in prison, and for doing nothing more than providing people with a safe product that contributes to their overall health.
His name is Daniel Smith, and his odyssey with the Food and Drug Administration,...|
|2/5/2015 - While the mainstream media is busy making a mockery of itself with runaway hysteria "witch hunt" hate speech against parents who choose not to poison their children with toxic vaccines, the real story on the measles outbreak remains entirely unreported in any mainstream media outlet.
What story is...|
|2/5/2015 - On Monday the New York State Attorney General announced that testing found four major retailers sell supplements consisting of cheap fillers and allergenic compounds instead of the herbs they claim to contain. Walmart, Walgreens, Target, and GNC are taking full advantage of the lack of regulation in...|
|1/21/2015 - The regulatory process that governs the safety of the foods that we eat isn't nearly as stringent as many people believe it is. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is on record admitting that it doesn't even know what many food manufacturers are putting in their products, let alone whether or not...|
|1/19/2015 - Jonathan Emord joins RSB to discuss how a large pharmaceutical company is attempting to defend itself over health claims of its product -- by using a defense that countless supplement companies have unfairly lost with! (Originally aired on October 12, 2014, on The Robert Scott Bell Show)
|1/6/2015 - A nationwide outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes has been traced back to at least three brands of caramel apples sold throughout the U.S. According to reports, five people have died and at least 30 others from 10 states made ill after consuming the tainted apples, which appear to have come from a California-based...|
|12/30/2014 - (Story by Daisy Luther, republished from TheOrganicPrepper.ca, with additional editing by Natural News.) Well, our good friends at the FDA are looking out for us again. Thank goodness we have them to fine us, charge us fees, regulate perfectly natural things, and keep us safe. Heck, who knew that women...|
|12/11/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has labeled ceftiofur, a potent antibiotic used in agriculture, a "high public health risk," according to a Reuters report. The warning was issued due to the frequency of misuse by cattle and dairy farmers which has created a threat to human health.
|12/5/2014 - A medical procedure used on women preparing to undergo surgery for uterine fibroids may actually spread cancer throughout the body, potentially turning easily treated cancers into life-threatening forms, the FDA has warned.
The procedure, performed by a device known as a power morcellator, consists...|
|11/30/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has said it will adopt new regulations requiring chain restaurants, movie houses and some other food retailers that sell prepared foods to add calorie labels to their menus and menu boards rules that will apply only to chains with 20 or more restaurants. But the...|
|11/2/2014 - A group of consumer and health groups came together on October 16 demanding that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issue an outright ban on a group of man-made chemicals that are wreaking havoc on both people and the environment.
While the hazards surrounding perchlorate and perfluorocarboxylates...|
|10/30/2014 3:59:06 PM - Relatively new to the food products market, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, a Southern California-based family company famous for its organic, fair-trade pure castile soaps, has come under scrutiny by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for merely sharing with its customers the proven health benefits...|
|10/19/2014 - Common sense would lead you to believe that the U.S. government would be doing everything in its power, now that Ebola has reached American shores, to combat the deadly virus. But if you assumed that, you would be mistaken.
Most people don't know that there is an Ebola screening machine; it is currently...|
|10/14/2014 - Right now, speculators are bubbling with anticipation, as drug company stocks are set to make impressive gains. Ever since Thomas Eric Duncan was quarantined at a Dallas hospital, it was only a matter of time before he would be subjected to new experimental drugs. Not long thereafter, the US FDA approved...|
|10/1/2014 - Three years ago, an environmental advocacy group sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over their approval of the risky use of human antibiotics in animal feed.
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a New York City-based non-profit group, argued that the FDA has failed to follow...|
|9/29/2014 - A 1995 far-fetched (time-travel) sci-fi movie 12 Monkeys featured a man-made virus that had to be found in order to create an antidote for the disease that forced its few survivors to live underground. In order to find that original cache of vials containing the infectious virus, one the survivors had...|
|9/25/2014 - In furtherance of the medical monopoly that dominates western civilization today, the FDA issued warning letters to three companies over what they call fraudulent health claims regarding Ebola treatments.
The warning letters, viewable here, single out the Natural Solutions Foundation (Rima Laibow)...|
|9/13/2014 - Over the objections of its own advisory panel, the FDA has approved another killer drug which hit pharmacy shelves in March - a powerful new painkiller named Zohydro which is 10 times stronger than Vicodin. In approving the drug, the FDA ignored an overwhelming 11 to 2 vote against approval by the advisory...|
|8/27/2014 - The explosive introduction of new food additives, in addition to an easing of some federal oversight requirements, has allowed manufacturers to dodge scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration, the agency responsible for ensuring the safety of chemicals that are flowing into the food supply.
|8/21/2014 - If you use conventional toothpaste, you could be brushing your teeth with a chemical linked to endocrine disruption, cancer, infertility and a host of other health problems. A recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit has revealed that the Colgate-Palmolive Co. conspired with the U.S. Food and...|
|8/21/2014 - If you're reading this, there's a good chance that you have a tattoo. After all, nearly half of the population has decided at some point in their life that it was a good idea to permanently ink an image, or special symbol, onto their skin. Many hold no regrets when it comes to their tattoos; however,...|
|8/17/2014 - There's a very interesting showdown taking place right now in the realm of Ebola treatments and cures. At stake is billions of dollars in potential vaccine profits as well as potentially tens of millions of lives of an Ebola pandemic outbreak takes place.
Here's a summary of what's happening so far,...|
|8/7/2014 2:36:57 PM - An increasing number of people in the world today are becoming intolerant to gluten, which is a specific protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Sensitivity to the gluten protein now affects roughly 18 million Americans. This growing problem has given rise to an ever-expanding industry of "gluten-free"...|
|8/7/2014 - Ongoing troubles at an influenza vaccine manufacturing plant in Quebec, Canada, has prompted an intervention by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Reports indicate that the U.S.-based agency has issued a warning to British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), urging the company to make...|
|8/6/2014 - Lexapro is an anti-depressant that's been prescribed millions of times since it was first introduced, and physicians continue to prescribe it today, despite the fact that the drug -- along with other drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs -- has been associated with significant...|
|7/21/2014 - According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), over-the-counter, topically-applied acne products that list benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid as its active ingredient may cause users to develop dangerous, potentially life-threatening, reactions (1). Consumers have had reactions such as hives, throat...|
|7/20/2014 - 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...|
|7/16/2014 - The FDA is amending their food additive regulations to provide for the "safe" use of advantame, after receiving a petition from Ajinomoto Co., Inc., a Japanese company which produces most of the world's MSG as well as being a major supplier of aspartame. (1, 2) It will be marketed as a non-nutritive...|
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|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...|
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