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Sunscreen on my shoulder is not the FDA’s business

 
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Sunscreen on my shoulder is not the FDA’s business

On Monday, Congress passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act (HR 4250). This act is designed to reduce the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s backlog of applications for approval of new sunscreen ingredients. The bill requires the FDA to make a final decision on the existing sunscreen applications within 8 months, and imposes an 11 month deadline […]


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We’re from the government and we’re here to screw up your health care

Obamacare is not the only way the Congress authorizes federal bureaucrats to drive up the cost of health care. Congress also passes feel good laws authorizing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to impose regulations on doctors. For example, the FDA issued a new “guidance” in response to a new law giving the agency new […]


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Ron Paul Classic: Just say NO to FDA regulation of tobacco

James Bovard, writing the in the USA Today, examines  how the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s proposed new tobacco regulations will impact cigars. The new rules require “pre-market approval” of new cigar products–meaning a cigar manufacture will have to go through the FDA’s costly and time consuming drug approval process for before putting their products […]


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Will the FDA kill Samantha Shear?

Samantha Shear is a 21-year-old girl with autism. For years, her parents unsuccessfully sought a treatment to help control Samantha’s violent and self-destructive behavior. After trying almost every option, her parents found a course of treatment that they say helped their daughter. But because the treatment includes electro-shock therapy, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering […]


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FDA backs down on aging cheese crack down

Last week, the FDA issued a warning to America’s cheese producers that aging cheese on wooden boards was a violation of the FDA’s heath standards. It now appears after much public outcry about how this is ridiculous, the FDA is backing down. From Forbes: The FDA is backing away (at least temporarily) from a policy […]


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