The War on Sugar

These are good reasons why no self-respecting health food store will sell sugar. A recent Freakonomics podcast featuring Margaret Hamburg takes a deeper look into the issue. But it gets worse, and there are two reasons for this. First, even before the sugar cane is harvested, it is doused with all sorts of pesticides and chemicals. Then as a final act of environmental irresponsibility the sugar cane fields are burned to get rid of the long leaves! This is done to make harvesting easier.

Drug Importation is Dangerous – 4 Former FDA Commissioners Advise

According to the last four administrative FDA commissioners Robert Califf, Margaret Hamburg, Andrew von Eschenbach and Mark McClellan, drug importation is a risky move despite the fact that Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders support it. This is a move that would pose great danger to consumers as the risk of exposing them to contaminated, fake or substandard drugs are high.

Who’s to blame for drug shortages

When someone tries to do good, it seems like someone else will find a way to downgrade it, or simply find blame where none resides. The Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) fight to keep drug shortages diminished – however, those in the medical device community, particularly Phil Zweig, Executive Director of Physicians Against Drug Shortages (PADS), wants the GPOs to take full responsibility for the deficiency.

The Importance of Health Supplements for Vegetarians

Cleansing juices on its own does a great job of cleaning out one’s internal organs by eliminating toxins from certain internal organs upon digestion. Global health company, Mannatech, makes a great cleanse that helps revitalize the digestive tract.

Former Presidential Cabinet Assistant Named President of AAAS

Prior to her appointment as the new president of American Association for Advancement of Science, Dr. Margaret Hamburg served as commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration during the years 2009 to 2015. She assisted in the advancement of regulatory science and overseeing the production of various medical products, in addition to the implementation of laws to curb the use of tobacco and enhance food safety.

Advance as a Consultant by Taking a Look at Yourself

While there was a time when many businesses only brought in a consultant when they were looking to expand to new operations or were facing some kind of crisis, now consultants are valued as some of the most important members of any staff. In this ever-changing technological world, the expertise of consultants is more prized […]

FDA Bans Dangerous Trans Fats in 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed a ban on synthetically produced trans fats. The process of hydrogenation is used in the production of these fats that are now labeled dangerous. The FDA has given food manufacturers three years to find substitutes for these now dangerous food products, as advised under former FDA Commissioner […]

No More NYC Foam Ban!

The foam ban in New York caused a lot of uproar from those businesses that use polystyrene products each and every day.