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Radiating Good News

The Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Agriculture, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Institute for Food Technologists, the American Medical Association, and the World Health…
Posted January 10, 2001 at 12:00 am

Dumb And Dumber

Who do you call when you need someone to rail against something that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, World Health Organization, and American Dietetic Association say is…
Posted October 2, 2000 at 12:00 am

Bad Science Busted

Dr. Samuel Epstein (representing Nader’s group Public Citizen), is ranked last among a group of scientists in terms of confidence in level of expertise on environmental cancer by…
Posted August 10, 2000 at 12:00 am

Fighting Against Safer Food

Despite ongoing protests from anti-choice activists, Minnesota's major grocers say that irradiated beef is selling well and that stores are interested in selling a wider array of potentially life-saving irradiated products.
Posted August 1, 2000 at 12:00 am

Who Wants To Save Lives Anyway?

Ralph Nader's anti-everything followers at Public Citizen have joined forces with the bird-brained anti-choice folks at United Poultry Concerns to protest the irradiation of eggs, a technology the U.S. Department of Agriculture, World Health Organization, and American Dietetic Association say is not only safe, but is a potential lifesaver.
Posted July 25, 2000 at 12:00 am

They Know Not What They Do, Either

Despite irradiated food products being hailed for their "substantial benefit to food safety and food availability" by the World Health Organization and despite support for irradiated food by the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Agriculture, a New Jersey state assembly committee approved a bill placing a five-year moratorium on their sale.
Posted June 22, 2000 at 12:00 am

Nannies Unite To Stop Safe Food

Nannies from the Organic Consumers Association, Public Citizen, and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy will be protesting against the selling of irradiated beef tomorrow. This despite the U.S. Department of Agriculture, World Health Organization, and American Dietetic Association saying irradiation is not only safe, it is a potential lifesaver.
Posted June 7, 2000 at 12:00 am

No One Really Knows? How About No One Really Did Their Research?

The anti-everything nannies at Public Citizen are busy trying to derail the sales of irradiated foods by claiming, “no one really knows the health impacts of eating irradiated food.”…
Posted May 4, 2000 at 12:00 am

Who Cares What The Scientists And Doctors Say?

The radical Rifkinites from the Organic Consumers Association are trying to stop any and all marketing of irradiated foods. The group calls on its supporters to call Hawaii Pride,…
Posted April 5, 2000 at 12:00 am

Zaping The New Organic Standards

The Executive Editor of Tufts University’s Health and Nutrition Newsletter – writing in the Washington Post – takes the U.S. Department of Agriculture to task for erroneously implying irradiation…
Posted March 28, 2000 at 12:00 am