FDA Finally Issues Definition of “GLUTEN FREE”!

HOT OFF THE PRESS!!! FDA issued the update below today DEFINING the term "Gluten Free". As a Celiac, this is extremely exciting news! The reason this is a HUGE deal? Us Celiac's need to know we can trust food products that are labeled "gluten free". If they are not, the repercussions are severe, ranging from serious health problems, including nutritional deficiencies, osteoporosis, growth retardation, infertility, miscarriages, short stature, and intestinal cancers...

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Free Trade Agreements: Good or Bad?

I am still troubled by the Wall Street Journal lead article on October 4, 2010 with the headline "Recession-Weary Americans Sour on Free Trade." I asked myself why would Americans who live in an economy built successfully on the principles of capitalism and free enterprise be against international trade? My bold prediction is that 2011 will be the year that the Obama Administration successfully finalizes free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama, and Colombia, and then Congress passes laws approving them.

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