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Let Low-Risk Gay Men Give Blood

Dov Fox | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Dov Fox

The FDA's selective ban on giving blood imparts the disparaging idea that any gay man -- even if he practices safe sex within a monogamous relationship -- should be treated as if he has a disease that remains sadly bound up with perceptions of promiscuity, drug use, shunning, and shame.

The Executioner and the FDA

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christopher Brauchli

It is not clear that the FDA should care a fig for whether sodium thiopental works properly. It should not be in the death dealing business.

Monsanto Forced Fox TV to Censor Coverage of Dangerous Milk Drug

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/856 The following is the third in a series called Get Our Milk Off Drugs, written in response to pending le...

FDA: Agency Must Review Tobacco Products

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. — The Food and Drug Administration says it must review tobacco products that were introduced or changed over the last four years i...

FDA Would Boost Food Inspections Under New Senate Bill

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration would have to step up inspections of food plants under legislation the Senate is expected to pass ...

You're Appointing Who? Please Obama, Say It's Not So!

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

The person who may be responsible for more food-related illness and death than anyone in history has just been made the US food safety czar.

The Politics of Mercury and Your Teeth

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

The recent FDA ruling that mercury used in dental amalgam fillings is not at a level high enough to cause harm in patients was the next volley in what is an ongoing discussion about the safety of mercury.