Tag Archives: FDA

What They Are Doing Is Not Evil

If something looks easy to cheat on it doesn’t mean that cheating is occurring. Lets say the IRS next year completely disbanded its army of auditors. That would not immediately lead to massive tax fraud. Some of us pay our … Continue reading

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Ain’t She Pretty?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It is possible to look at a pile of paint tints, varying colors, arrange them in such a pattern that they become more than just colors. They can take on the ability … Continue reading

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EPA Forced to Do Right Thing

The news every morning is full of things we could all care about a great deal. Oklahoma is set to execute a death sentence on an innocent man. Donald Trump is on his way to being the Republican nominee for … Continue reading

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When Mayo is not Mayo

Apparently, we all think that when you say mayo, you mean mayonnaise. So the product beneath the label containing the shorthand name for the egg-based condiment, therefore, must contain eggs, or it can’t be called mayo. Calling it mayo if … Continue reading

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What’s Ailing America? There is a Drug For That!

I am running the risk of this blog becoming a running commentary on the state of medicine in the US, but this article from Mother Jones at least is peripherally related to food issues. Doctors Are Prescribing Amphetamines for Binge … Continue reading

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When is a Ban not a Ban?

I used to be the kind of person that assumed that products for sale in the grocery store were safe to eat. That didn’t change until recently. After I went on the 21 Day Sugar Detox last spring I began … Continue reading

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So Little Time

So many stories, so little time to discuss every issue that they raise. First issue is MY┬árelationship and THE relationship between alcohol and sugar. The first time I read the Atkin’s diet book, back around 2003, I noticed that while … Continue reading

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Everything is Relevant

There is a huge problem with epidemiological studies that propose ‘relationships’ between foods and health outcomes. All of the statisticians and scientists are fully aware of the problems with the ‘correlations’ that these studies expose, but they still draw those … Continue reading

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When Some is Worse Than None

I happen to believe that there are some cases where the only entity that can be effective at curing an ill of society is government. There are those that believe only the market can effectively cure ills that take place … Continue reading

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Good Government Costs Money

Way back in 2010 the Congress of the United States got together behind a law that modernized the food safety inspection system. Everyone agreed, in a rare example of bipartisan cooperation, that the rash of food borne illnesses and tainted … Continue reading

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