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  • Mar 15, 2016 0

    Wood Pulp in Your Cheese?

    That’s what the Feds are finding in Big Food cheese products. These are the same regulators that want to eliminate artisanal cheese. Action Alert! A recent Bloomberg News investigation reveals massive deception in the labeling of Big Food’s parmesan cheese products. The report details how Big Fo...

  • Mar 15, 2016 5

    Medical Scope Risk Worse than Previously Thought

    We have more information, but even the additional information appears to be part of a cover up! Last summer, we told you about the multiple serious “superbug” outbreaks that were traced back to endoscopes and colonoscopes—and about the FDA’s failure to act even though they knew of the proble...

  • Mar 14, 2016 0

    NTA: We Need Your Help!

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  • Mar 8, 2016 4

    Congress Sends Monsanto a Late Valentine—at Your Expense

    They added a sneaky clause to pending chemical safety legislation. Action Alert! Last year, we told you about a chemical safety bill—one drafted by the chemical industry, and one that will do little to protect consumers from the estimated 84,000 chemicals registered for use in the US. That bill, s...

  • Mar 1, 2016 0

    Bad Trade Deal Gets Worse

    An underhanded maneuver could make the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) even worse than it was originally. Action Alert! The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) picked up on an almost imperceptible but vitally important change in the TPP text. It was widely understood that the text had been complete...

  • Mar 1, 2016 4

    Crony FDA Chief Approved by Senate

    Do your senators support crony medicine? Last week, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve the nomination of Dr. Robert Califf as FDA Commissioner. The final tally was 89 “yea” votes, seven abstentions—and only four “no” votes. The four were Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Richard Blumenthal (D-C...

  • Feb 22, 2016 4

    Natural Alternative 10,000 Times More Effective than Chemo

    New research suggests that a common household food attacks cancer at the root. A recently published study in PLoS indicates that a substance found in ginger called 6-shogaol is a potent agent in fighting breast cancer—much more potent than chemotherapy and much less dangerous. Shogaol—from the J...

  • Feb 9, 2016 28

    Is Your State Being Targeted by a Medical Monopoly?

    It may be—if a secretive, private, and powerful organization called the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) gets its way. State-based Action Alerts! For years now, we have been reporting on the machinations of the FSMB, especially their most recent efforts to pass their Interstate Medical Li...

  • Feb 9, 2016 15

    HSAs Should Cover Supplements!

    New bills in both chambers of Congress agree. Action Alert! Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and three of his colleagues, Sens. Rubio (R-FL), Barrasso (R-WY), and Johnson (R-WI), have introduced a bill that would allow Health Savings Account (HSA) funds to go toward dietary supplements without having to ge...