FDA Classifies Walnuts as DRUGS???


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently determined that walnuts sold by Diamond Foods cannot be legally marketed because they “are not generally recognized as safe and effective” for medical conditions such as heart disease.  According to the FDA, walnuts are now classified as “drugs” and the “unauthorized health claims” cause them to become “misbranded,” thus subjecting them to government “seizure or injunction.”  These are the allegations made by the FDA in a letter to Diamond Foods asking them to remove the claim on…

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