80% sold for humans and livestock are for animals
"Eighty percent of the antibiotics in this country are fed to livestock."
Big Brother in the bathroom
"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."
Tells only half the story
Compact fluorescent light bulbs are "toxic" and "not environmentally friendly."
Belied by light bulbs now on Home Depot shelves
"The Democrats have already voted to ban our conventional light bulbs ... in favor of dangerous fluorescent light bulbs."
A Democratic talking point that's not quite true
The financial services bill will end "too-big-to-fail."
Yikes! Smoking is more dangerous than murder and car accidents
Every year tobacco kills more Americans than did World War II — more than AIDS, cocaine, heroin, alcohol, vehicular accidents, homicide and suicide combined.
Poisoned peanuts and flawed federal food authority
"When the salmonella source was finally identified, FDA officials had to wait for industry approval before they could go live with the [peanut] recall."
A legitimate beef with ham sandwich regulations
"A ham and cheese sandwich on one slice of bread is the responsibility of the USDA ... But a ham and cheese sandwich on two slices of bread is the responsibility of the Food and Drug Administration."
Some bad apples
"Our children's safety is potentially at risk because nearly half of the apple juice consumed by our children comes from apples grown in China."
Biotech foods less widespread and better tested than Kucinich says
"Our whole food system in this country...most of it is genetically engineered. And (there is) no testing for the health consequences of this food."
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