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Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...first talking about fish. Her biggest fight for wild salmon in the Tongass National Forest is against the Food and Drug Administration, which she said is moving to approve genetically engineered Atlantic salmon, referred to as Frankenfish by...
E-cig users face new but familiar rule

...water, flavoring, nicotine, and other chemicals that is then heated, vaporized and inhaled.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is not yet regulating the contents of e-cigarettes. The administration is currently taking public comment...
Fukushima radiation not found in Alaska seafood

...departments of Environmental Conservation and Health and Social Services on Friday announced results of U.S. Food and Drug Administration tests.The FDA monitors radiation in both domestic and imported food. Alaska officials called for specific...
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs rational liquor laws, not bumbling bureaucracy

...rationalizing its liquor laws, the federal government is going in the opposite direction. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration announced it will prohibit Alaska's brewers from giving their spent grain to farmers unless those brewers...
'Frankenfish' labeling admendment advanced by Congressional committee

...congressional committee.The language requires companies to label genetically engineered salmon if the federal Food and Drug Administration makes the "wrong-headed" decision to allow the fish to be sold."Why would we be messing with Mother...
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My Turn: E-cig restrictions unreasonable, premature consumers and get in the way of these products playing a role in reducing tobacco-related harm in a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated environment.Lawmakers should take some time to consider the important, distinctions between...

...the most dangerous of the so-called bad fats in the American diet - were officially shown the door by the Food and Drug Administration this week, but the truth is most food manufacturers and restaurants started the eviction process years ago...
Sitka processor recalls 2 years' worth of product

...covers all vacuum-packed smoked fish produced by Big Blue Fisheries for the last two years. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall last week.Mike Keating, with Big Blue, says his company cooperated with state and...
40 AGs urge tight regulation of e-cigarettes

BOSTON - Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products...
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...Atmospheric Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency to determine the safety of Alaska's fish. The Food and Drug Administration says that it hasn't found any evidence to-date that dangerous levels of radionuclides are in the U.S...


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