CSPI pushes for policies to keep our food supply free of dangerous pathogens, fight antibiotic resistance in the food chain, control and label allergens, and curb the use of synthetic dyes and poorly tested additives.
“Calcium supplements could increase risk of heart disease, new study finds,” said aWashington Post headline in October. “Calcium supplements could give you a heart attack,” wrote the New York Daily News.
Don’t panic. Relax. It’s not true
The Post and the Daily News and other media outlets evidently read the press release about this confusing new study and not the study itself. Nor did they put the new research into perspective.