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News about stevia

September 14, 2012

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The FDA, under pressure from the powerful sugar and artificial sweetener lobby, has issued a warning letter to Celestial Seasonings for using a popular natural sweetener. The letter indicates the FDA classifies the herb stevia as “unsafe,” even though it is a main staple sweetener in China and Japan and has been used without negative […]

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Proposed bills endanger supplement industry

February 26, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  A cloud of concern hangs over the supplement industry. In February, Senators John McCain (R-AZ), and Byron Dorgan (D-ND), introduced the “Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010.” Known as S. 3002, it would have put the natural supplement industry under control of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). About 30 days […]

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