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Do you like the FDA’s new proposed food labels? Let me answer that for you.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 28, 2014
Filed Under: The Nerd News Parade

The FDA has proposed a complete makeover for nutrition labels.¬†Hooray!¬† At the risk of supporting a government agency that usually frustrates the hell out of me, they’re pretty good recommendations–provided the food

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The FDA’s lame livestock antibiotics anti-recommendations

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | December 14, 2013
Filed Under: Fight the Power!, The Nerd News Parade

This weeks big non-news item comes courtesy of everyone’s favorite toothless watchdog, the FDA, who announced new recommendations regarding the use of antibiotics–and by “new” I mean “worthless.”

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Two Weapons in your War on Nutritional Terror

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | August 31, 2012
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Everyone’s favorite toothless watchdog, the FDA, announced last week that it plans to look into consumer understanding of fortified foods. According to Food Navigator USA.com, the goal is to figure out whether people think u

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The FDA: Lapdogs for the Lap-band

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | January 17, 2011
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I’ve been doing a lot of soul searching in the new year, trying to bring more tranquility to my tumultuous psyche. It seemed to be working for a while. Thanks for surfing and meditation, I had some serious Zen going and I wa

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The FDA makes America safer for morons

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | November 19, 2010
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Everyone’s favorite flaccid watchdog, the Food and Drug Administration, made a pathetic swing at doing their job this week by banning caffeinated alcoholic drinks. From The New York Times: Dr. Margaret Hamburg, the FDA. comm

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Dirty Harry appointed head of FDA, apparently.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 13, 2009
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I don’t know who spit in the Food and Drug Administration’s beer, but they’ve gone absolutely feral lately. A couple weeks ago, they threw down on the makers of Hydroxycut. This week, they seized $1.3 million in

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Hydroxycut not so foxy.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 1, 2009
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In an unusual show of cojones, the FDA has officially recalled everyone’s favorite overpriced mega-caffeine pill, Hydroxycut. From the FDA press release: The FDA has received 23 reports of serious health problems ranging fro

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FDA to regulate tobacco. Sort of.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | March 31, 2009
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According The New York Times, the US House of Representatives will be voting Wednesday on “landmark” legislation that gives the Food and Drug Administration broad power to regulate tobacco products. The legislation wou

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