The U.S. Department of Agriculture has spent nearly $3 million on “breastfeeding peer counselors” so far this year.
The Food and Drug Administration is spending $36 million on an anti-chewing tobacco advertising campaign targeted at white male teenagers in the midwest.
It was a strange feeling being notorious in a roomful of government-funded scientists, about a fourth of whom were subjects of my reporting that highlighted the questionable expenditures their research represented.
The Food and Drug Administration is seeking to force adults who go to tanning salons to sign a “risk acknowledgement” form before they are allowed to tan.
President Obama’s nominee to head the FDA helped “design and oversee” an approved drug whose clinical trial is now under investigation by European regulators.
Californians who are terminally ill will not be able to access drugs with the potential to save or prolong their lives as a result of Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of the Right to Try Act on Sunday.
New federal guidance meant to help businesses comply with the Obamacare calorie posting regulation has not made the rule any less “complex and burdensome,” a group critical of the regulation says.
Artificial trans-fats are the latest target of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which plans to propose new nutrition bans as soon as Monday.
Two states may soon join 13 others in passing so-called right-to-try bills, which would give terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs not yet approved for the market by the Food and Drug Administration.
The final Obamacare regulation forcing restaurant chains to display calorie information is causing headaches for companies who say it is “impossible to comply” with the new rule.