An exhaustive Sports Illustrated investigation published today is the latest attempt to dig up dirt on Lance Armstrong. The online preview offers tidbits, but fails to provide the smoking gun many have long sought.
With the stroke of a pen, President Obama on Tuesday inaugurated the biggest reform in food safety in years. The Food Safety Modernization Act contains changes in rules and procedures that only a bureaucrat could love. Some Republicans threaten to prevent funding its reforms. Still, the law has unusually broad support in Congress, the food industry, and consumer groups. Here are its Top 6 reforms, which will make your food safer:
The food safety law aims to secure the farm-to-table food chain. But some Republicans are threatening to hold up funding, saying the food supply is already '99.999 percent safe.'
Obama achieved several legislative victories just before going on vacation. But with a GOP-led House vowing to target 'ObamaCare' and government spending, difficult battles await.
It was a year when contaminated eggs and McDonald's glasses found their way into the headlines. But the product fiascos of 2010 included everything from recalled cars and home appliances to food and medications. What was the year’s top recall? Read on:
Landmark food safety bill, all but dead because its funding was tied to the ill-fated omnibus spending bill, was revived by the Senate Sunday. Obama is expected to sign it by Christmas.
PharmaSecure, a New Delhi outfit founded by a Dartmouth grad, has devised a grass-roots method to stem such counterfeiting. Fake drugs make up more than 10 percent of the global market.
Should intellectual property protect the rights of a pharmaceutical company who can't produce enough of a key medication?