Lies, Damn Lies And Labels: How The FDA Screws Up Even The Definition Of ‘Healthy’

Lies, Damn Lies And Labels: How The FDA Screws Up Even The Definition Of ‘Healthy’
The FDA And ‘Healthy’ Food: How An Avocado Is Less ‘Healthy’ Than Frosted Flakes The labeling law brouhaha over Vermont’s efforts to inform its citizens whether they were eating genetically modified food, and therefore food that is routinely heavily treated with chemicals, herbicides and pesticides has ended for now. With Congressional slaves to the big food industry falling in line to instead enact a joke of a labeling law that does more to hide what is in our food and supercedes laws like Vermont’s Americans now know even less than we did before about what we are eating.… Read the rest

When Government Controls The Information, Information Will Not Be Free: How Gmail And Others Colluded To Covertly Attack Controversial Website

When Government Controls The Information, Information Will Not Be Free: How Gmail And Others Colluded To Covertly Attack Controversial Website
Your Freedom To Access Information Just Got A Bit Narrower: How Government Colludes With Gmail And Yahoo To Limit Your Access To Controversial Websites For many of us, the Snowden revelations were not, in principle, terribly surprising. When Edward Snowden dropped his NSA spying bombshell, many of us nodded and said to our friends and family something like, “This is what I’ve been trying to tell you for years.” Granted, their brazenness, and the extent and reach of the tools the NSA employs to spy on U.S.… Read the rest