Sticky Situation: Most Store Brand Honey Isn’t Honey

More than three-fourths of the honey sold in U.S. grocery stores bears little resemblance to the nutritious nectar that bees produce, according to testing done for Food Safety News. Laboratory testing of more than 60 products from 10 states and the District of Columbia found that a high-tech process called ultra-filtration had removed all pollen, which effectively erases all of  honey’s natural nutrients and also obscures the only way authorities can pinpoint where the honey came from. Ultra-filtered honey that …

The Takeaway: Obama Orders FDA to Deal With Drug Shortages; World’s Population Heavily Gray

President Barack Obama is ordering the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take more action on prescription drug shortages. And with the world’s population set to hit 7 billion today, it’s not only growing—it’s growing older, too.