FDA Needs to Get a Grip
on Food Issues, Report Finds

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s abilities to discover potential threats to food safety and prevent outbreaks of foodborne illness are hampered by impediments to efficient use of its limited Continue Reading →

FDA Finds Lead in Lipstick,
But Reassures Us That’s Okay

Lipstick is applied to Lael’s lips before a recent wedding.  Almost two years ago, I wrote that higher than expected lead was found in lipstick by a consumer watchdog group. Continue Reading →

Recalls
Southern California Firm Finds Lead
in Suitcase Similar to One We Have

As you may have noticed, I’ve stopped reporting on recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. It’s not that I think it’s any less important than before, but I wanted Continue Reading →

Recalls
Southern California Firm Finds Lead
in Suitcase Similar to One We Have

As you may have noticed, I’ve stopped reporting on recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. It’s not that I think it’s any less important than before, but I wanted Continue Reading →

Recalls – Consumers Union on Lead I
Consumers Union, Magazine
Are Helping Out Parents

This is Part I of a three-part series on lead in toys. Parts II and III are an exclusive Q&A with Consumers Union. This holiday season, American parents have more Continue Reading →

Lead Is Found in Several
Lipstick Brands, Group Claims

Right now, I’m saying to myself: “I’m not a fear mongerer, I’m not a fear mongerer.” Why you wonder? Because measurable levels lead was found in 20 of 33 name-brand Continue Reading →

Lead Is Found in Several
Lipstick Brands, Group Claims

Right now, I’m saying to myself: “I’m not a fear mongerer, I’m not a fear mongerer.” Why you wonder? Because measurable levels lead was found in 20 of 33 name-brand Continue Reading →