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Nov 16

This Holiday Shopping Season, We Encourage Consumers to Mind the Science

The holiday season is almost upon us, as consumers begin to think about what gifts and goodies to stock up on during Black Friday and...

Oct 24

E15 Fuel: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Trump Administration recently decided to allow gasoline stations to sell E15 – which is shorthand for gasoline with a 15 percent blend of ethanol...

Oct 17

Blame Outdated Law, Not Science, For The Latest Artificial Flavor Cancer Scare

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is giving food manufacturers 2 years to remove a handful of artificial flavors from drinks, baked goods, ice cream and...

Sep 27

“Physicians” Committee exaggerates cancer risk on DC radio

An interesting ad is making the rounds on DC radio. “In the 1980s and 90s we weren’t so sure about what caused colon cancer, America’s second leading...