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Why Do We Need Giant Salmon Anyway?
AquaBounty's genetically engineered salmon is still awaiting final approval by the FDA. Who stands to profit? Read more...
Big Food Strikes Back Against New FDA Food Labeling Standards
Big Food and Ag are not happy about the FDA's plan to force more realistic labeling, so they've decided to introduce their own. Read more...
Colbert On Tucker: 'If He's So Stupid, Why Is He On Fox News?'
Stephen Colbert had a bit of fun during his "Thought for Food" segment this Tuesday evening with Fox's Tucker Carlson, after he and his fellow wingnut, Rand Paul both took up for the restaurant industry after the FDA announced plans to phase out the use of trans fats. Read more...
Rand Paul: 'They're Coming After Your Doughnuts!'
Rand Paul: 'They're Coming After Your Doughnuts!' Read more...
FDA Takes Measures To Elimate Trans Fat
Our arteries say "thank you"! Read more...

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Brianna's Story: 'She Didn't Have A Second Christmas'
The story of Brianna Hutto, a five-month-old who lost her life after a mix-up between two Tylenol products. It was an all-too-easy mistake to make -- and both the FDA and the Johnson & Johnson unit that makes Tylenol knew it had happened before. Read more...
Bold Warning From Makers Of Tylenol
The maker of Tylenol is changing its packaging to better warn consumers of the risks of taking too much acetaminophen. Overdosing can cause dangerous, even deadly, liver damage, and consumers aren't always reading the fine print. Read more...
Acetaminophen, one of the most common medicines used in fever and pain drugs like Tylenol, could trigger dangerous skin reactions in some people, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The reactions typically start with flu-like symptoms, but could lead to extensive damage to skin tissue and could be fatal. Read more...
Video: The government is moving the morning-after pill over the counter, but only those 15 and older can buy it -- an attempt to find middle ground just days before a court-imposed deadline to lift all age restrictions on the emergency contraceptive. Read more...
The health threat was potentially serious: About 100 drugs, including sophisticated chemotherapy compounds and addictive prescription painkillers, had been approved for sale in the United States at least in part on the strength of Cetero Houston's tainted tests. Read more...