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My Turn: Brewing up success stories

...by animals or have them dried and treated to the government's liking - an expensive proposition. Yes, that's right. The FDA was saying that the brewers would have to prove that the grains they'd already used to brew beer for us to drink was suitable...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-15/my-turn-brewing-success-stories
Opinion
Letter: Frankenfish

...Murkowski and Don Young, has worked tooth and nail to stop the Frankenfish. It is in large measure due to their joint efforts that FDA has not approved this ill-conceived threat to our fisheries and to public health.I am proud to support Begich and urge you...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-29/letter-frankenfish
Letters
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...fats as a threat to public health, the FDA announced Thursday it will require the food...community and to local laws, Even so, the FDA said getting rid of the rest - the average...disrupt markets," said Michael Taylor, FDA's deputy commissioner for foods. Still...

http://juneauempire.com/mary-clare-jalonick/2013-11-08/no-more-trans-fat-fda-ban
My Turn: Think E-cigarette are fun? Think again ...

...glycol, nicotine and flavorings. Propylene glycol is not harmless when routinely inhaled. E-cig juice is unregulated by the FDA and could contain anything. E-cig aerosol has been found to contain carcinogenic chemicals, toxic heavy metals and nicotine...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-08/my-turn-think-e-cigarette-are-fun-thi
Opinion
Russian seafood export ban would have big impact on US

...are eating real Alaska pollock or Russian Alaska pollock. The FDA, by the way, is aware of this and has refused to address the...act in concert. At the same time, it is incumbent upon the FDA to restrict the use of "Alaska pollock" to real Alaska pollock...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-09/russian-seafood-export-ban-would-have
Opinion
Fairbanks teacher blends genres for play

...in the spoof, which is a deadpan combination of Shakepeare's tragic tale with Hong Kong martial arts films of the 1970s.FDA Executive Director Peggy Ferguson said Shaeffer's experience as a teacher and natural comic timing have allowed him to excel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/fairbanks-teacher-blends-genres-play
State
Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...when the health implications of genetically-modified fish are unknown. She said, at the bare minimum, she's asking the FDA to label genetically engineered fish as such, to ensure people know the difference between Frankenfish and wild-caught salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/senator-upbeat-sitka-luncheon
Local
Genetically engineered salmon still a ways off as FDA delays approval

...states.It appeared last year that the FDA might approve the engineered salmon quickly...congressional pushback and a lack of action by the FDA could mean the fish won't be on the nation's...agriculture spending bill that would prevent the FDA from spending any money on approving the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-09-13/genetically-engineered-salmon-still-way
State
FDA outlines path for lower-priced biotech drugs

...competition.The guidelines issued by the FDA on Thursday are the final step in a decades-long...patient access and lower cost to consumers," FDA's drug division director Dr. Janet Woodcock...never faced generic competition because the FDA did not have power to approve copies of...

http://juneauempire.com/matthew-perrone/2012-02-10/fda-outlines-path-lower-price
Fish or frankenfish? FDA weighs altered salmon

...on the nation's dinner tables. If the FDA approves the sale of the salmon, it will...is safe and environmentally sustainable. FDA officials have largely agreed with him...of the advisory committee agreed with the FDA that the company has presented some compelling...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092110/sta_710512466.shtml
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