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  2. Sep 22, 2020
FDA Sued for Ignoring Petition Calling for Breast Cancer Warning Labels on Cheese

WASHINGTON—The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed a lawsuit on Sept. 22, 2020, against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for failing to respond to a petition that asks the agency to require cheese manufacturers to add the following warning label on all dairy cheese products: “Dairy cheese contains reproductive hormones that may increase breast cancer mortality risk.”