The dairy industry objected to the term “almond milk.” The FDA agrees, and is planning to ban the term, noting “an almond doesn’t lactate.” Kelly Fogarty of @uscattlemen took note, and says any food labeled as “beef” or “meat” should come from a cow. https://t.co/hpJ3XSYvPj
The F.D.A. warns dietary supplement sellers to stop claiming their powders and pills can cure Alzheimer's and other diseases. It wants Congress to toughen current laws to regulate the booming industry. https://t.co/Lx8iZA1ygk
As of today, this shutdown is the longest in history.
The costs are already high: People are missing paychecks, losing business, or working without pay. Our national parks are overrun with trash. The FDA and FBI warn of the harm to our food safety and national security.
"...six months before people were sickened by the contaminated romaine, President Donald Trump’s FDA – responding to pressure from the farm industry and Trump’s order to eliminate regulations – shelved the water-testing rules for at least four years." https://t.co/laPLdLP0mW
TRUMP DECLARES HE’LL ‘NEVER BACK DOWN’ IN SHUTDOWN FIGHT..This was the headline in the news while I’m on call w/rural & urban workers from home who are working w/out pay in air traffic control, airport security, prisons & FDA. Their message? President & McConnell #EndTheShutdown
I am calling on the FDA to speed up and make public their final report on the prevalence of the weed-killing chemical, glyphosate, in many foods families regularly eat–cereals, granola bars, oats, snack bars, & more.
Good news! As part of the funding bill Congress passed yesterday, the FDA must now ensure mammography reports include appropriate breast-density information. Dense tissue can hide cancer on mammograms, so this information is vital to catching breast cancer early.