The Democrats’ Clown War On Science: FDA caught snooping on its own scientists.
Most transparent administration EVAR, my eye: A wide-ranging surveillance operation by the Food and Drug Administration against a group of its own scientists used an enemies list of sorts as it secretly captured thousands of e-mails that the disgruntled scientists sent privately to members of Congress, lawyers, labor officials, journalists and even President Obama, previously undisclosed records show. What began as a narrow investigation into | Read More »
The War on Salt… Crystallized.
This article (H/T: The New Ledger) says absolutely everything that you need to know about the messianic zealots assailing the Food and Drug Administration right now. Quick context: somebody in North Carolina (quick, North Carolinian voters: how does your legislator feel about wrecking the taste of your bacon?) noticed that the FDA is gearing up a set of rules on sodium levels that might have | Read More »
FDA hassling Amish over raw milk.
There is no such thing as a libertarian Democrat. “They came in the dark, shining bright flashlights while my family was asleep, keeping me from milking my cows, from my family, from breakfast with my family and from our morning devotions, and alarming my children enough so that the first question they asked my wife was, ‘Is Daddy going to jail?’” That’s how Amish farmer | Read More »
The Democrats’ War on Bacon.
Let me just add my name to the list of people visibly itching to bounce a salt shaker off of the FDA’s collective forehead: The Food and Drug Administration is planning an unprecedented effort to gradually reduce the salt consumed each day by Americans, saying that less sodium in everything from soup to nuts would prevent thousands of deaths from hypertension and heart disease. The | Read More »
Cheerios are a drug.
No, really: just ask the FDA. At least, this FDA: The FDA warned General Mills that it was, in effect, marketing its Cheerios breakfast cereal as a drug, because the cereal’s familiar yellow boxes carry unapproved claims about lowering cholesterol and reducing the risks of heart disease. (Via the Corner, via Instapundit) I guess that this is what “‘embarking on an aggressive and proactive approach’ | Read More »