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US now importing shrimp raised on feces and harvested by inhumane slave labor

By Benson: (NaturalNews) Social media campaigns to stop human slavery and trafficking across the globe are currently in vogue amongst armchair activist millennials in the U.S. and elsewhere. But how many of these same folks would be willing to put their money where their mouth is and stop eating imported seafood, some of which is being brought in from countries that are actively buying and selling men as slaves to generate factory-farmed shrimp for export to the U.S.?

FDA tries to destroy homeopathy - warns doctors, consumers to beware side effects of supposedly 'inert' products

By Lilley:(NaturalNews) Despite the fact that people have turned to homeopathic remedies for hundreds of years and enjoy their health-boosting benefits to this day, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is coming down hard on such products, issuing safety alerts and encouraging people to report any side effects.

Wait a minute.

New investigation: The supplement industry is under attack

BY Landsman: (NaturalNews) In February 2015, the New York State attorney general's office - led by state attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman - accused GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart of selling dietary supplements without the ingredients advertised on their labels. Instead, they claim the capsules contained a mixture of cheap fillers like powdered rice, asparagus, beans, carrots, and houseplants. But, there's something strange about this investigation.

FDA refuses to label GMOs despite Americans' overwhelming support for labeling

By Devon: (NaturalNews) A powerful, knowledge-suppressing lobby exists in the US, and it has a stranglehold on the decision making of government officials who oversee food safety. This powerful industry alters the nature of food, patents the changes, profits en masse and then uses their monetary influence and control over the food supply to lobby for secrecy of their science.

Nearly 4 in 10 clinical trials based on false information; FDA routinely ignores blatant science fraud

By Huff: (NaturalNews) One of the most important responsibilities of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in protecting public health is to conduct regular inspections of clinical trial sites to ensure that good clinical practices are being followed. But a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal JAMA Internal Medicine has found that nearly half of all clinical trials are based on false information, and the FDA typically does nothing to address this widespread problem.

FDA lets corporations add harmful chemicals to food despite bans in Europe

By Heyes: (NaturalNews) There are a number of harmful chemicals allowed in American food by the Food and Drug Administration, even though they are banned for use in Europe and elsewhere.

As noted by the Today show, in a post on the program's website, some of the substances are called BVOs and rBSTs, and they litter American foods.

FDA buries scientific misconduct to protect Big Pharma

By Heyes: (NaturalNews) When there are problems in medical research, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, deferring to its partners in Big Pharma, won't always tell you about it.

As reported recently by Reuters, the agency has found major discrepancies in dozens of final reports issued by medical researchers regarding the manner in which they collected their data. But the FDA regularly failed to publicize its findings.

Reuters further reported:

The FDA gets in women's panties: Reusuable menstrual pads to be subject to $4,000 a year in extortion fees

By Natural News Editors: (NaturalNews) (Story by Daisy Luther, republished from TheOrganicPrepper.ca, with additional editing by Natural News.) Well, our good friends at the FDA are looking out for us again. Thank goodness we have them to fine us, charge us fees, regulate perfectly natural things, and keep us safe. Heck, who knew that women couldn't even safely menstruate without them?

FDA admits overused agricultural antibiotic poses a 'high public health risk'

By Doherty:(NaturalNews) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has labeled ceftiofur, a potent antibiotic used in agriculture, a "high public health risk," according to a Reuters report. The warning was issued due to the frequency of misuse by cattle and dairy farmers which has created a threat to human health.

Natural News applauds FDA for requiring calorie labeling... so why not label GMOs, too?

By Heyes: (NaturalNews) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has said it will adopt new regulations requiring chain restaurants, movie houses and some other food retailers that sell prepared foods to add calorie labels to their menus and menu boards rules that will apply only to chains with 20 or more restaurants. But the government's food regulation agency still won't act to require food makers who use genetically modified ingredients and organisms to add that information to labels.