Category «FDA»

Another Reason to Avoid Eating Meat

                The law which mandated listing the origins of your meat has been repealed, thanks to the World Trade Organization and Congress. Specifically muscle cuts of beef, chicken, pork, lamb, and goat do not have to list country of origin. Consumer preferences have come in last in favor of …

Meatless Burger Recall – VEGGIE PATCH® Voluntarily Recalls Two Items- The Ultimate Meatless Burger and Falafel

VEGGIE PATCH® is voluntarily recalling two products –The Ultimate Meatless Burger and Falafel– due to a risk of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Although healthy persons may suffer only short-term symptoms such …

Think Again About that Burger, Ground Beef Isn’t What it Used to Be.

Ground beef can be derisively referred to as “pink slime,” or what the meat industry calls “lean, finely textured beef.  Perhaps the marketing industry is proud on the “spin”.  The FDA is a government agency which appears beholding to the bottom line of business interests instead of public safety.  It seems they will rail against herbs …

Keep Our Food Supply Free

Congressional Bill HR 875 was introduced by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, whose husband Stanley Greenburg works for Monsanto. The bill is essentially a giant gift package for Monsanto, mandating the criminalization of seed banking, prison terms and confiscatory fines for small farmers and 24 hour GPS tracking of their animals, and of “industrial” standards to independent …

Why you should read the drug package inserts

If for some reason you need to take pharmaceutical drugs, protect yourself and loved ones by reading the package inserts. According to this research adverse drug events happen to the the tune of $3.5 billion dollars, and those are the reported incidents. The new Food and Drug Administration drug package insert: implications for patient safety …

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