Are the NDI guidelines the ultimate FDA tool to freeze dietary supplement innovation? A special report by Robert Verkerk, PhD, ANH-USA Scientific Director and ANH-Europe Executive and Scientific Director.
Month: July 2011
The Wheels Come Off the Bus on Genetically Engineered Crops!
Despite a lack of independent safety testing, the government has seen fit to declare there will be no oversight of a genetically engineered grass. Is this the beginning of a GE avalanche?
NYT Launches Attack on Supplement-Protecting Senator—Just as DSHEA Comes under Renewed Threat
The New York Times made nasty insinuations about both the supplement industry and Sen. Hatch, one of the two authors of DSHEA—and got the facts completely wrong about ANH-USA.
Should You Have a Say about What Goes On in Your Home?
Monopoly utility companies across the country are installing radio frequency “smart meters” in your home. If you don’t want them, too bad: it’s take them or live without electricity. Meanwhile RF is being investigated as a carcinogen.
FDA Guidelines a Perversion of Congressional Intent
The FDA is trying to turn a simple notification system for new supplements into a totally arbitrary approval system. Let’s tell the FDA that supplements are not drugs and ask Congress for help!
Disastrous Durbin Bill Finally Online—Help Us Get It Stopped!
Sen. Durbin’s disingenuous “Dietary Supplement Labeling Act,” which we told you about last week, needs to be defeated. This week we explain why in greater depth. Tell your senators!
Threat to Texas Chiropractors’ Scope of Practice
The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE) wants to greatly limit the scope of chiropractic practice in Texas. Why? A state-based Action Alert.
FDA’s New Sneak Attack on Supplements
Just before the July 4 holiday weekend, hoping to limit media attention, the FDA dropped a bomb on dietary supplements. Don’t let them get away with it! A new Action Alert.
“Dietary Supplement Labeling Act” a Huge Smokescreen
This new bill pretends to be consumer-oriented but will give the FDA new powers it could easily misuse, restricting your access to supplements and raising the cost of buying them. An important new Action Alert for Congress!
Sneak Attack on Supplements: FDA and Senator Durbin Use Slow News Day to Launch
Today, both the FDA and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) dropped policy “bombs” on those of us who use dietary supplements. By timing the introduction of their anti-supplement legislation and regulatory guidance to be released before a holiday weekend, the FDA and Sen. Durbin are both hoping to evade negative publicity.