Three researchers write that the crucial mission of the FDA has been undermined and threatened by politically motivated interference from legislators.
Earlier this month, the FDA participated in a meeting of the Leafy Greens Food Safety Task Force in response to the serious outbreak of E.coli associated with romaine lettuce that occurred earlier this year. During that meeting the FDA shared a preliminary hypothesis that may link the outbreak to water near a Concentrated Animal Feeding […]
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb took to Twitter on Tuesday to offer some initial thoughts on food labeling, particularly as it pertains to labels on organic products and other items touting “free” characteristics, such as antibiotic free and hormone free. Essentially, those words that are used to influence consumers’ purchases. The FDA’s hope is to […]