Feds Ink Plea Agreement with Cheese Manufacturer

The Department of Justice announced yesterday that Delaware-based Roos Foods Inc. has “signed a plea agreement in which it has agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor violation of the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA)” and has agreed to “a proposed consent decree of permanent injunction” that would halt production until the Roos facilities are brought into line with federal standards.

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The Curious Case of Casein Infused Vodka

Several years back, Devotion Spirits experimented with a casein infused vodka targeted towards the health and bodybuilding set. They hired a celebrity spokesman and earned some early buzz, but things went downhill from there. Devotion’s claims that the vodka “contains 2 grams of protein per 1.5 ounce serving; that it will help build muscle mass; and that it will not cause hangovers” caught the eye of the FTC, who closed their investigation in October 2012 only after

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GMOs All The Way Down?

Taking aim at the anti-GMO crowd, Jon Entine & XiaoZhi Lim at the Genetic Literacy Project posit that “almost all the hard cheese made in the United States, and in much of the West, uses a genetically engineered protein that is made from genetically engineered yeast and bacteria to make cheese.”

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