Safety & Quality

24 Oct: Federal Judge Rules Against Corn Processors

Contact: Gene Grabowski (202) 270-6560 Email: ggrabowski@levick.com  Consumer Deception at Issue in False Advertising Case LOS ANGELES — (October 22, 2011) – A federal judge has ruled that the case brought by American sugar farmers against big corn processors to stop their false advertising about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) must go forward. According to U.S. District Judge Consuelo B….

14 Oct: Millions of American Consumers are Food Identity Theft Victims

 Food Packaging Deceptions Threaten National Food Integrity   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Primary Media Contact: Kevin Sanchez                                                           Hollenbeck Associates                                               (415) 227-1150 ext. 10                                                    kevin@hollenbeckassociates.com   WASHINGTON, DC – Even as more American families are trying to make healthier diet choices, many duplicitous food makers are contributing to the spread of Food Identity Theft.  Despite government safeguards and restrictions, dozens of…

29 Sep: March for Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food 10/1/11 – 10/16/11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Adam Eidinger 202-744-2671 adam@right2knowmarch.org Right2Know March Announces Events During 313 Mile Walk to the White House for Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food Coalition Demands a “Reset” by Obama Administration on GMO Labeling   NEW YORK, NY – In two days a diverse coalition of organizations, businesses and individuals will begin to march from the Historic Flatbush…

20 Sep: Citizens for Health Launches Campaign Against FDA’s NDI Guidance

September 20, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James J. Gormley, VP and Senior Policy Advisor, Citizens for Health Phone: 202.695.2027; email: jamesgormley01@gmail.com Washington, D.C. – Citizens for Health (CFH) today launched an action campaign to join with our 100,000 supporters and the rest of the health freedom movement in opposing the FDA’s “Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary…

13 Sep: The FDA’s Plan to Cripple the Health Food Industry: Their New War Has Begun

September 13, 2011 By James J. Gormley, Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor, Citizens for Health According to a July 7, 2011 report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Pathway to Global Product Safety and Quality, government spending on healthcare has been on the rise since at least 1990 in the world’s leading economies. U.S. Medicare spending is…

23 Aug: What’s old is new again? The FDA takes aim at modern science and innovation

By James Gormley, Senior Policy Advisor, Citizens for Health On January 4th, 2011, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law. It included a number of requirements, including one that the FDA issue industry guidance as to when companies need to submit New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) notifications to the agency and when they do not, and about 186…

19 Jul: Dietary Supplement Labeling Bill is No Solution

July 19, 2011 Washington, D.C. – At the end of June, just before the sleepy holiday weekend news cycle, Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced S. 1310, the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011. The bill is a response to recent marketing tactics by unscrupulous food companies intended to circumvent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards. The most familiar example, and,…

22 Jun: FDA “Protectin?g” the Public from Locally Grown, High Quality Food: An Interview with Deborah Stockton

Powerful corporate interests  have become proficient in colluding with the state to shield themselves from having to compete in the free market. In this podcast, Deborah Stockton, Executive Director of the National Independent Consumers & Farmers Association speaks with Michael Ostrolenk about how the heavy-hand of government over-regulation is forcing many small, independent farms across the United States to close.  The…

20 Aug: NOW Foods Responds to “Dangerous Supplements” Article

Courtesy of NOW Foods The September 2010 Consumer Reports article entitled “Dangerous Supplements” highlights 12 dietary supplements the authors claim are potentially dangerous. This article has led to numerous news stories that have aired on national TV programs. However, supplement maker NOW Foods believes these stories contain inaccurate and misleading information. This may well discourage consumers from availing themselves of…