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Feds Taking Kombucha Off Shelves?

No, we’re not kidding. Help us stop this unwarranted attack. Action Alert!  The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, a division of the US Treasury Department, recently sent letters to several producers of kombucha, warning them that since their beverages supposedly exceeded the allowable alcohol limit, they must be labeled as alcoholic beverages and be subject to alcohol regulation or face hefty …

Diabetes drug causes cancer: Big pharma fined for destroying the evidence

In 1999, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug – Actos – for the treatment of diabetes in the United States. It did not take long before the drug became the best-selling diabetes treatment in the world, primarily due to its effect of reducing glucose production in the liver. For those taking and prescribing it, Actos seemed like a …