FDA action banning e-cigarette sales to minors may also protect all users from harmful chemicals

Some of the hundreds of different electronic smoking devices on the market. 

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Much to the displeasure of the burgeoning, multibillion-dollar electronic cigarette industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a ruling that prevents those under 18 from buying the battery-operated smokes, as well as cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco. … Continue reading

Important reporting on the dangerous corporate practice of buying scientists

David Heath, one the nation’s top investigative reporters, has been chasing this important topic for months and has documented a level of corporate sleaze that most other experts have either failed to notice or refused to acknowledge. I urge you … Continue reading

We finally have a new food safety law. So why are the Republicans alrealy trying to gut it?

Photo by FlU -0 food sciences

It took 73 years to finally pass updated laws designed to  protect America’s food supply from lethal bacteria and the fraud, sloppiness, and mishandling of food processors. The battle over the language was hard fought yet still effective. The demanded … Continue reading