April 17, 2015 -
Tobacco giants Reynolds American and Altria are suing the federal government over regulation of color-coded cigarette packing, arguing that it impinges on the corporations' free-speech rights.
October 3, 2012 -
Indiana Republican Steve Buyer, who fought tobacco regulation while in the House, is now representing the North Carolina-based tobacco giant, which has been aggressively marketing smokeless tobacco products in the face of declining U.S. cigarette consumption rates.
October 19, 2011 -
The Food & Drug Administration relied on flawed assumptions to allow up to 10,000 times the safe levels of a cancer-causing poison in seafood following the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
May 2, 2007 -
The chemically adulterated Chinese protein products that wound up in U.S. pet food -- killing at least 16 dogs and cats and sickening thousands of others -- have apparently entered the human food chain via meat.