Accuracy in Media

Michelle Obama Compared Her Healthy Food Initiative to Forcing Kids to Do Math

Last week, former First Lady Michelle Obama criticized the Trump administration for undoing her food initiatives, which were unpopular. What was her reasoning? Parents should do things that are unpopular in their children’s eyes, like math: “That to me is one of the most ridiculous things…’the kids aren’t happy’… “Well, you know what? Kids don’t […]

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Michelle Obama Unhappy with Trump’s Reversal of School Lunch Policies

Sounds like the Obamas are both unhappy with their legacies being unwound by President Donald Trump. After former president Barack Obama criticized Trump over various policies and winding back his legacy, former First Lady Michelle Obama took aim at the Trump administration winding back her school lunch policies. The Trump administration changed the nutritional requirements […]

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FDA: Ban on E-Cigarettes for Minors

Nothing too new here: The Food and Drug Administration has banned e-cigarette sales to minors under the age of 18 on Thursday, a widely expected move. The ban coincides with other regulations for e-cigarette products. More than 40 states already ban e-cigarette sales, but the FDA decision will mean a ban nationwide. Photo by VAPES.COM

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$36 Million Spent by FDA to Combat Chewing Tobacco

Um, okay then: The Food and Drug Administration is spending $36 million on an anti-chewing tobacco advertising campaign targeted at white male teenagers in the midwest. The federal agency announced Tuesday it is expanding its “Real Cost” anti-tobacco campaign to “educate rural, white male teenagers” and convince them to stop dipping. Photo by Ryan Ojibway

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May 2017

5/16/2017 - Michelle Obama Compared Her Healthy Food Initiative to Forcing Kids to Do Math

5/15/2017 - Michelle Obama Unhappy with Trump’s Reversal of School Lunch Policies

June 2016

6/8/2016 - FDA Releases 499 Pages of Cigar Rules

May 2016

5/23/2016 - Michelle Obama’s Food Label Effort isn’t Grounded in Science

5/8/2016 - FDA: Ban on E-Cigarettes for Minors

April 2016

4/20/2016 - $36 Million Spent by FDA to Combat Chewing Tobacco

March 2016

3/12/2016 - Food Stamps Update: 45 Million on the Rolls for 56 Straight Months

3/9/2016 - First Chipotle, Now Starbucks? Listeria Concerns Lead to Sandwich Recall

February 2016

2/15/2016 - Food Stamp Rolls have Over 45 Million People for 55 Straight Months

July 2015

7/10/2015 - ObamaCare Calorie Labeling Rules Delayed by the Feds

June 2015

6/19/2015 - FDA Goes Out of Its Way to Ban Trans Fat to Benefit Lawyers

6/12/2015 - FDA to Bring Back Bloomberg Trans Fat Ban Rules