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Anheuser-Busch's "Spykes" Labels Illegal, Group Says

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Anheuser-Busch's "Spykes" Labels Illegal, Group Says

16 April 2007. The government-required health warning labels on Spykes, the controversial shot-sized malt liquor drinks produced by Anheuser-Busch, are unreadable, and the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is calling on the federal government to seek civil penalties against the brewer. CSPI had previously called on Anheuser-Busch to cease marketing the drinks, which it says are clearly designed to appeal to underage drinkers, and had called on state attorneys general to investigate.


By CSPINET, USA.


Health Policy Resource.


AAAS Backs Embryonic Stem Cell Bill, Citing "Extremely Promising" Medical Research

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AAAS Backs Embryonic Stem Cell Bill, Citing "Extremely Promising" Medical Research

10 April 2007. With competing stem cell measures under debate and set for a vote in the U.S. Senate this week, AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner Monday wrote to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and all members of the Senate in support of the one measure that would allow expanded federal funding of research involving embryonic stem cells. .


By  AAAS, USA.


Health Policy Resource.


CSPI Urges Nationwide Recall of Spykes "Liquid Lunchables"

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CSPI Urges Nationwide Recall of Spykes "Liquid Lunchables"

4 April 2007 .WASHINGTON—They come in colorful teeny two-ounce containers and in kid-friendly flavors like Spicy Mango, Hot Melons, Spicy Lime, and Hot Chocolate. But these so-called Spykes aren’t juiceboxes, they’re malt liquor with more than twice the alcohol concentration of beer. And according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), they are the latest attempt by Anheuser-Busch to get children interested in alcohol..


By  CSPINET ,USA.


Health Policy Resource.