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FDA targets free-range, pastured poultry and eggs with ridiculous new draft guidance pushing for all chickens to be raised indoo

America's small farmers are once again under attack, this time by a new draft guidance issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that threatens to eliminate truly free-range and pastured poultry and eggs. Entitled "Questions and Answers Regarding the Final Rule, Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production, Storage, and Transportation," the new agency report basically suggests that all egg producers with 3,000 or more laying hens be forced to raise their birds indoors to avoid bacterial contamination, which would eliminate consumer access to chicken and eggs from birds raised naturally outdoors on pasture.

The FDA’s war on compounding pharmacies

Compounding pharmacies are in the crosshairs of the Food and Drug Administration. Subjecting this time-honored tradition to more government regulation will not make it safer. In fact, it will increase cost of the healthcare for folks who use compounded medications, further restrict our health freedom, and diminish competition with the big pharmaceutical companies.

FDA abandons science with new 'breakthrough therapy' designation for drugs that receive almost no testing

For years, the pharmaceutical industry has been searching for new ways to get its drugs to market faster and with fewer pre-approval testing and clinical trial requirements. And it appears that the industry has made significant headway with the 2012 passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), which allows some untested drugs to be rushed to market very quickly under the designation of being a "breakthrough therapy."

F.D.A. Issues Warning on Workout Supplement

With names like Jack3d and OxyElite Pro, the popular products contain a stimulant known as dimethylamylamine, or DMAA for short. In a public warning late Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration said that the stimulant did not qualify as a legal dietary supplement ingredient and that it could raise blood pressure, potentially causing heart attacks and other health problems.

FDA Proposes Limit for Arsenic in Apple Juice

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed to limit the amount of inorganic arsenic in apple juice to 10 parts per billion. For reference, 10 parts per billion is the same arsenic “action level” set for drinking water by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

When will the USDA join the corruption ranks of the CDC and the FDA?

Most people grow up using at least a handful of prescribed pharmaceuticals, trusting doctors and believing what the FDA reports as safe and in the best interests of the country. Not too many people have read the truth about how the FDA, the AMA and the CDC are all in bed together, conning Western world believers that they can eat whatever they want to and when the body malfunctions, they can invent a pill, a vaccine, or a surgical procedure to fix you, or at least prolong the agony of your eventual aging and total system failure when you "get old." Right now, millions of smart consumers, who actually research what they consider eating and drinking and putting on their skin, these informed health enthusiasts trust the USDA and USDA's "organic certification" of food. But the USDA, the United States Department of Agriculture, has some sweeping control over all kinds of inspections, and lack of inspections, and falsified inspections, for meat, vegetables, and yes, organic certification.

Chemical abortion advocates wanted FDA to legalize morning-after pills for girls as young as seven

If you ever doubted the extreme left-wing radicalism of abortion advocates, their latest push to allow even pre-teen girls to have immediate, unfettered access to abortifacients - over-the-counter "morning after" medications that chemically induce abortions - should put those doubts to rest.

World's largest pork producer ditches Big Pharma's chemical feed additive, angering drug-pushing FDA

A significant percentage of the U.S. pork supply could soon get a little bit healthier, thanks to a recent game-changing policy shift by the world's largest pork producer and processor. Reports indicate that Smithfield Foods is gradually ditching the use of a controversial animal feed additive known as ractopamine, which triggers high production of lean meat in pigs. But the decision, which is apparently in preparation for a buyout by a major Chinese counterpart, has prompted the drug-pushing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to come out in defense of the dangerous additive.

New science confirms raw milk is remarkably safe

All of those antiquated government talking points about the alleged dangers of drinking raw milk have once again been debunked, this time by a series of scientific risk assessments recently published in the Journal of Food Protection. A press release published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) explains that, based on the results of three new quantitative microbial risk assessments (QMRAs), as well as the review of dozens of other scholarly papers on the subject, raw milk is very clearly a low-risk food that is generally safe for everyone, including pregnant women and young children.

Congressional Committee to FDA: Listen to ANH-USA and the Supplement Community!

The House Agriculture Appropriations Committee has released a report that, among other things, chastises the FDA for stalling on the second draft of their New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) guidance. The committee directed the FDA to end this “regulatory uncertainty,” issue a timeline for the NDI guidance, and include stakeholders in the process.