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Reducing Discrimination against Job Applicants with Substance Use Disorders

Addiction carries a greater stigma than most other diseases, often ostracizing those affected and producing discriminatory policies, including employment practices. But, to a certain extent, federal law prohibits such discrimination.

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Issue Brief: FDA's Ban on Partially Hydrogenated Oils

On June 17, 2015, the FDA made the final determination to ban the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in the food by declaring them no longer generally recognized as safe (GRAS) in human food. This issue brief provides information on PHOs, what it means to lose GRAS status, and the FDA’s ban on PHOs.

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