CNN is Confused About Trump's FDA Chief – But Not Really

Right now there are two stories, one above the other, on the interview FDA commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn gave CNN this morning: When the President's own medical advisers refuse to correct his misleading claim, the coronavirus trust gap grows and FDA commissioner refuses to defend Trump claim that 99% of Covid-19 cases are 'harmless' The…

Did they fill my script with tainted cancer-causing drugs? FDA? Hello?

I am currently taking about 11 different drugs.  Two drugs are for fighting prostate cancer.  The other nine drugs are for treating the side effects of the cancer drugs, including high blood pressure. I filled a script for losartan potassium, my blood pressure medicine, in December, 2018.  But in July, 2018, the FDA had already…

Now the FDA is suspending food inspections; thanks, Trump!

Up until now, I’ve been exaggerating when I’ve said Donald Trump makes me want to vomit. Hey, we might get the real deal soon enough. From The Washington Post: The furloughing of hundreds of Food and Drug Administration inspectors has sharply reduced inspections of the nation’s food supply — one of many repercussions of the…

The Sh*t in Your Food

Okay, while it isn't actually REAL poop (well mostly it's not real poop) – you don't want this in there. I'm not going to address the allowable level of rodent feces in hot dogs here.  I'm not even going to extoll the dubious virtues of GMOs or the addition of propylene glycol (automotive antifreeze) and…