I Will Die of Listeriosis Before I Wash the Outside of My Avocado
I refuse to worry about one more thing.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
FDA: No, You Can't Sell Vape Juice Spiked with Viagra
The agency busted an e-cig company after finding traces of prescription medications in its "healthcare flavors."
How Maple Syrup Played a Surprising Role in the Abolition of Slavery
The pancake topping has a remarkably political history.
Jonathan Beecher Field
FDA Rules That 'Love' Can't Be Listed as a Granola Ingredient
“‘Love’ is not a common or usual name of an ingredient, and is considered to be intervening material.”
Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada
The Calgary nurse got the idea from ‘Dallas Buyers Club.’
Chuck Schumer Goes to War With Snortable Chocolate
Schumer says Coco Loko is "like cocaine on training wheels.”
LA Wellness Hipsters Warned that Camel Milk Is Not a Miracle Cure
Desert Farms brand camel milk is sold in Whole Foods and other organic grocers in California and by mail-order through his website, retailing for $18 per pint online. But that's not the problem.
Why Can't We All Take Modafinil?
The world's favorite smart drug is much safer than Adderall and a promising treatment for substance abuse and neurodegenerative disorders—so why can't we use it?
The Government Is Trying to Track Our Nutella Consumption
Nutella wants the FDA to change its definition of a “serving.”
The Dangerous Practice of Seeking Medical Treatments Abroad
Over a million Americans will seek medical treatment outside of the United States this year, but "medical tourism" is not without serious risks.
This Instant Coffee Gives You an Instant Boner
Stiff Bull has failed to seduce the FDA—by allegedly including an unlisted ingredient in its pour-and-stir coffee packets, one similar to the active ingredient in Viagra.
This Weight-Loss Device Literally Sucks the Food Out of Your Stomach
While certain critics have called this method “assisted bulimia,” the FDA insists that it is a medically sound, reversible, and minimally invasive procedure.