FDA - Food and Drug Administration


        

FDA Approves Addictive Painkiller to Combat Addiction to Painkillers

December 2, 2014 - Carey Wedler, TheAntiMedia November 25 2014 - Last Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new painkiller that claims to combat the nation’s widespread, lethal addiction to painkillers. In 2010, anywhere from half to three-quarters of drug overdoses in Americ ...

One-Third of FDA-Approved Drugs are Withdrawn for Safety Concerns

August 5, 2014 - New study compared warning and withdrawal rates for drugs released before and after the drug industry increased funding to the FDA to expedite drug approvals What's safer: a newly approved drug or one that has been on the market much longer? Newer drugs have a one in three chance of acquiring a b ...

New zombie medical drug to hit the streets

March 15, 2014 - Jon Rappoport Activist Post It’s called Zohydro. Clinical Psychiatry News (3/13) has the story. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin is protesting FDA approval of the drug. He’s written a stunning letter to US Health and Human Services head, Kathleen Sebelius. “…Sen. Man ...

FDA's Proposed Nutrition Facts Labels to Contain Inaccurate Information

February 28, 2014 - Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post “As consumers and as parents, we have a right to understand what’s in the food we’re feeding our families because that’s really the only way that we can make informed choices – by having clear, accurate information.”  ...

Super Bugs from Antibiotics the FDA Knew About

February 4, 2014 - Image: CDC Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post What would you think if I told you that the U.S. FDA knew for decades about the problems with antibiotics causing super bugs and their morphing immunities to pharmaceuticals resulting from antibiotic use in animals raised as food? ...

Under the radar: prestigious mainstream editor torpedoed the FDA

February 4, 2014 - Jon Rappoport Activist Post Seven years ago, Marcia Angell, who, for two decades, edited one of the most famous medical journals in the world, the New England Journal of Medicine, wrote a piece for the Boston Globe. It was titled, "Talking Back to the FDA" (February 26, 2007). In his book, Medi ...

Shutdown: Govt Blocked Memorials But FDA Wouldnt Send Out Dangerous Recall Info

October 18, 2013 - Melissa Melton Activist Post During the dramatic political theater show we as a nation have collectively witnessed over the last two weeks otherwise known as the government shutdown, we saw a lot of petty, spiteful happenings at the hands of our officials. Vets were denied access to open air m ...

FDA to Change Regulations for Probiotics

October 18, 2013 - FDA must find regulatory balance for probiotics says Univ. of Md. law prof The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should consider the unique features of probiotics — bacteria that help maintain the natural balance of organisms in the intestines — in regulating their use and marke ...

Is the Shutdown of the FDA and EPA Supposed to be a Bad Thing

October 4, 2013 - Daisy Luther Activist Post I can’t really mourn too much that the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency are unable to continue wreaking regulatory havoc on the little guys due to the government shutdown. In fact, I think a celebration just might be in or ...

7 Ingredients You Don't Want to See on Your Nutrition Label

May 7, 2013 - Despite the current push to educate consumers on how to read and understand nutrition labels, they can be difficult to understand, especially when it comes to the list of ingredients. This primer is meant to help you pinpoint seven ingredients that you should always avoid. So, if after a quick glanc ...

Legalizing Raw Milk in the USA

April 30, 2013 - In America, we're constantly fed a long litany of propaganda claiming that we're privy to more rights and freedoms than any other country in the world. The following countries, often regarded as oppressed, allow the sale and consumption of raw milk: Cuba China North Korea Peru Ecuador ...
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