The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.
Food and beverage manufacturers add "herbals" to some of their products and tout them for their alleged benefits for health and well-being. But some are worried that such herbals may do little or nothing, or could actually harm some people, and are not sufficiently labeled. A panel talks about herbal additives, what they really do, and how they’re regulated.
- Mark Blumenthal of the American Botanical Council
- Bruce Silverglade of the Center for Science in the Public Interest
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