Days of Wine and Herbs In Europe?

The EU Herbal Medicinal Regime  Under the usual guise of protecting the public and the more-honest notion of rationalizing herbal-medicine regulations, the European Union (EU)’s...

Stepping Over Stray Dogs

But watch out for the Codex mess Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as...

Manipulative Politics at Codex: Where Form Reigns Over Function

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of...

The Obama Executive Order

More Healthcare Bureaucracy, but not Backdoor Codex Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as...

Blocking the Exit

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...

If Only Johnny Could Read

“There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Only a few short weeks after introducing his so-called “Dietary Supplement Safety...

A Beverage Too Far

The FDA Puts It in Writing Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do...

Food Safety Does Not Spring from the Barrel of a Gun

“Was there ever a people whose leaders were as truly their enemies as this one?” —Robert Jordan in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls Imagine that...

A Lesson for America

The United States, like Great Britain, is seeing its food laws come under increasing pressure to harmonize and conform to international standards. When I was...