PFAS is Poison: DuPont Knew All Along

PFAS is Poison: DuPont Knew All Along

There’s only one practical solution to protect public health: ban PFAS. Action Alert! When DuPont agreed in 2017 to pay a $670 million settlement for releasing forever chemicals into water and soil near its plant along the West Virginia-Ohio border, the company knew for decades it was endangering public health and safety. Yet when its […]

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Judge Halts Free Speech Ban for Doctors

Judge Halts Free Speech Ban for Doctors

A judge has put the brakes on a bad California law that would censor doctors. A California judge issued a preliminary injunction last week which prevents AB 2098 from being enforced for the time being. This law was approved last year and gives the state medical board the power to target doctors who disseminate “misinformation” […]

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FDA Rejects CBD as a Supplement

FDA Rejects CBD as a Supplement

Today the FDA officially denied requests to permit CBD in food or supplements. Action Alert! The FDA just released a statement explaining that the “existing regulatory framework” for foods and supplements are not appropriate for CBD and that a new regulatory pathway is needed. The agency also denied three Citizens Petitions requesting the agency issue a regulation that would allow […]

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The 14 Worst Health News Stories of 2022 (Part Two)

The 14 Worst Health News Stories of 2022 (Part Two)

From Ronald Hoffman, MD Last time, I gave you the first half of my list of the worst health news stories of the year. This week, I’m back with part two! So without further ado, here are seven more health news headscratchers from the past year: 8. Melatonin “scourge”: Expressions of concern abounded this year over Americans’ unprecedented […]

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USDA Moves to Stop Organic Food Fraud, Finally

USDA Moves to Stop Organic Food Fraud, Finally

The USDA has finally finished a long-awaited rule that will help clean up fraud in the organic food sector. This rule, put together by the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), is urgently needed given widespread fraud that has been reported in the organics industry. The level of deception has reached epidemic proportions: a USDA study found that 40% of all organic food […]

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Microplastics: A Growing Worry for Our Farms and Food

Microplastics: A Growing Worry for Our Farms and Food

Microplastics, already a problematic presence in water, seafood, and other things we consume, are showing up in other parts of the food chain, including fruits and vegetables. Let our leaders know it’s time to stand up to industrial interests and reduce our exposure to harmful synthetic pollutants.  We’ve known for years that microplastics have invaded […]

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Your Cosmetics Are Safer, But Not Safe

Your Cosmetics Are Safer, But Not Safe

Congress has taken some steps to make cosmetics safer, but it’s far from enough to protect Americans from the dangerous chemicals in personal care products. Action Alert! The facts speak for themselves. One study found that 45 percent of women who used makeup regularly had skin disease related to cosmetics. An Australian consumer protection agency found that cosmetics […]

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Are You Buying the Right Magnesium?

Are You Buying the Right Magnesium?

Testing of magnesium products purchased on Amazon show that consumers need to beware of low quality products. Magnesium is critical to human health as a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate everything from protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation. Yet 60 percent of Americans don’t […]

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ANH Scores Big Win for Supplement Science

ANH Scores Big Win for Supplement Science

For years, we’ve been asking the FDA to stop needlessly blocking research on dietary supplements with red tape. Finally, they’ve listened! We are excited to share a monumental victory that has come about as a direct result of ANH-USA advocacy. In 2014, the FDA started applying drug rules to research being conducted on nutrients. This […]

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