Cannabidiol is one of the main cannabinoids produced by the cannabis plant. Different than THC, cannabidiol (CBD) contains no psychoactive compounds and thus does not get you high. CBD has been used to treat epilepsy, cancer, and is even patented by the U.S. Government as an antioxidant and neuroprotectant.
However, the Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to CBD manufacturers for the second time within one year.Write comment (0 Comments)
As a medicinal chemist, I tried to ignore my suspicion that an insidious and deliberate conspiracy to get each and every American hooked on drugs, while at the same time bankrupting them, existed between Big Pharma and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). I enjoyed my work. Drug design paid well and kept me comfortably isolated in a high-tech lab, fully equipped to help me bend and twist matter at will. The last thing I wanted to think of was a plot designed to sabotage health and wealth—while causing untold ecological damage—using my chemistry skills. But over time, experience confirmed my suspicion as fact and revealed something even scarier.Write comment (0 Comments)
Hampton Creek, the food technology company, has apparently been the subject of much discussion at the American Egg Board—an egg research and promotion program overseen by the US Department of Agriculture.
Newly released documents show high-level members of the American Egg Board, a USDA employee, and an outside PR firm discussing strategies for dealing with Just Mayo, Hampton Creek’s plant-based mayonnaise substitute, the Associated Press first reported.Write comment (0 Comments)