August 1953
New Republic;8/3/53, Vol. 129 Issue 1, p23
The article presents information on various political issues in the U.S. during 1953. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hangs onto its false assumption that weevils are harmful to the health of the consumer. The FDA has never made any test by feeding flour made from weevil-infested wheat to a group of consumers. U.S. Representative Kit Clardy, a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee, said he had no interest in removing the mural which would involve painting over it or ripping out the plaster.


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