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07 Jan: Dental Mercury Linked to Risk for Brain Damage

The following is reprinted with the permission of McClatchyDC Dental group defends mercury fillings amid mounting evidence of risks By Greg Gordon ggordon@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON – For decades, the American Dental Association has resolutely defended the safety of mercury fillings in the teeth of more than 100 million Americans, even muzzling dentists who dared to warn patients that such fillings might…

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26 Oct: Senate Hearing Bodes Ill for GMO Labeling

“Monsanto’s Dream Bill” – also known as the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, HR 1599, and the “DARK Act” – standing for the Deny Americans the Right to Know Act would ban states from passing legislation to label food and products containing GMOs (genetically modified organisms), undoing years of hard-won progress at the states level made by food labeling…

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24 Jul: Officials Kill Proposal to Curb Mercury Fillings

Proposed Warnings Have Been Kept Secret for More Than Three Years WASHINGTON – For the first time the Food and Drug Administration has proposed curbing dentists’ use of mercury in treating Americans’ decayed teeth. This would be a major step forward in protecting Americans from one of the planet’s nastiest toxins.  It would be – if senior U.S. health officials…

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07 Jul: Take Action to Ensure Your Right to Access Compounded Medications

Note: Following information is from College Pharmacy, a fully licensed compounding pharmacy. Why Is The FDAs MOU A Threat To Your Access To Compounding Pharmacies and Compounded Medications?  The FDA Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is a guidance document that was created by the FDA to explain the regulatory framework that it plans to use in enforcing the Drug Quality and…

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16 Jun: Yet Another Sneak Attack on Supplements from Blumenthal and Durbin

Courtesy of our allies at Alliance for Natural Health This time it’s been slipped into a defense bill. Major Action Alert – Send Your Letter Now! We suspected it would only be a matter of time before Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) launched his next broadside against supplements. Once again, Durbin and his allies, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), are pouncing…

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31 Mar: New Book Reveals Deception Behind GE Foods

 NEW BREAKTHROUGH BOOK EXPOSES THE FRAUDULENT FOUNDATION OF THE GE FOODS INDUSTRY – LET’S MAKE IT A NATIONAL BESTSELLER “Druker’s brilliant expose catches the promoters of GE food red-handed: falsifying data, corrupting regulators, lying to Congress. He thoroughly demonstrates how distortions and deceptions have been piled one on top of another, year after year, producing a global industry that teeters…

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06 Aug: CFH Petition Calls for Accurate Labels for Products Containing HFCS and Other Sugars

Your Turn to Comment on FDA’s Proposed Changes to Labeling Rules We’re gaining momentum in the fight to change the labeling of added sugar on nutrition labels. As you may know, more and more food manufacturers are leaving HFCS out of their foods. Most recently, the FDA announced proposed changes to the nutritional information on product labels that would include…

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22 Apr: Join the Food Revolution with Woody Harrelson, Alicia Silverstone & Jane Goodall

Three years ago, our my friends John and Ocean Robbins began a modest summit that they hoped would help inspire people to learn more about healthy food. The information from that summit spread like wildfire and has inspired over 150,000 people from all over the world! This year, they’ve stepped it up to a whole new level. There’s more urgency than EVER…

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15 Apr: Tell The FDA To Lower Cesium Allowed In Food

Our friends at the Fukushima Fallout Awareness Network (FFAN) have planned for an entire week of calling U.S. Representatives, Senators, and more to make them aware of the problems posed by the current guidelines regarding cesium contamination. We urge you to join the FFAN and call your U.S. Representative and Senators to let them know that: The U.S. Food and…

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11 Dec: FDA Planning to Phase Out Antibiotics in Meat

This morning the FDA announced a plan to phase out the use of some antibiotics in animals used for food to prevent bacteria from becoming increasingly resistant to drugs used to treat humans. In it’s guidance today, the FDA asked pharmaceutical companies to voluntarily revise labels on antibiotics to remove references to use references in animal production. Additionally, the FDA…