CSPI

AcronymDefinition
CSPICenter for Science in the Public Interest
CSPICenter for the Study of Political Islam (Nashville, TN)
CSPICorporate Service Price Index
CSPICertified Specialist in Poison Information
CSPICharter School Policy Institute (Austin, TX)
CSPICenter for Social Policy Initiatives (Croatia)
CSPICumulative Schedule Performance Index
CSPICritical Structure Protection Initiative (US FEMA)
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In addition, CSPi has received from Reply EUR 2.3m (approximately USD 2.8m) in cash from the CSPi GmbH's balance sheet at the time of the closing.
Regardless, I've held CSPI in high regard for decades, particularly Mike Jacobson, who has carved out a niche unique in the history of the American public interest movement.
This is the second petition CSPI has filed regarding salmonella as an adulterant.
In recent years drinks and dietary supplements containing aloe vera have popped up in online retailers and in health food stores boasting the plant's "powerful healing properties," including claims that it "balances stomach acidity," detoxifies or promotes "overall well-being." However, when taken orally, some studies have found that aloe vera can cause cramps and diarrhea, according to CSPI. In 2002, FDA banned it from over-the-counter laxatives, but the ingredient is still commonly used in juice drinks and supplements.
Specifically, CSPI will upgrade their VITA 6U processing blades with T4160 and T4240 processor options.
"Ginkgo biloba has literally been used for thousands of years, and this attempt by CSPI to discredit this safe and beneficial dietary supplement demonstrates an irresponsible misinterpretation of both the science and the intent of the National Toxicology Program (NTP)," said Steve Mister, president and chief executive of the Council for Responsible Nutrition.
CSPI puts out the annual list to help consumers make more informed choices about what to order when they eat out.
While health experts suggest that adults should consume no more than 20 grams of saturated fat and 1,500 milligrams of sodium per day, CSPI said it confirmed the overwhelming nutritional data with the companies on the list.
The CSPI letter said that the average level of 4-MI indicated a lifetime risk of cancer of five out of 100,000 people in the population - and perhaps more when people who do not drink sodas are left out of the calculation.
The Food and Drug Administration has regulations concerning the use of "sugar free" and "no added sugars" but nothing governing the claims "low sugar" or "lightly sweetened." "Whether Kellogg's Frosted Mini- Wheats Bite Size is lightly sweetened should be determined by federal rules, not the marketing executives of a manufacturer," says the CSPI report.
Among the specific ingredients under attack by CSPI include alkalized cocoa, corn syrup, and partially hydrogenated soybean oil.
It's just removing the label from all products, whether they are among the majority that contain at least one of the ingredients CSPI listed or not.