Aug 15, 2016 121
The long-awaited revision of FDA guidance rules for new supplements is finally here. It is very bad news. Highest-level Action Alert! We normally publish our newsletter on Tuesday, but are sending out this issue today because of its urgency. What we are dealing with here is whether the supplem...
Aug 8, 2018 8
It’s music to the ears of the FDA—but terrible for consumers. We need to tell the administration: supplements under the law are food, not drugs! Action Alert! As we’ve been telling you, the Trump administration has proposed merging the food safety duties of the US Department of Agricult...
Dec 15, 2015 19
The floodgates are open for more genetically modified animals—possibly even humans. Last week saw the approval of another genetically modified animal-- this time a chicken genetically altered to produce a drug in its eggs. The drug is designed to replace a faulty enzyme in people with a rare genet...
Mar 30, 2010 12
Another Reason We Need The Free Speech About Science Bill: U.S. Media Ignore “The Power of Your Plate.”
Nutrition — “The Power of Your Plate,” as Dr. Neal Barnard termed it in his book of that name — is known to be important in the prevention and treatment of disease. And yet, the American press gives nutrition a pass. Another reason that we need to stop FDA censorship of science and allow na...
Apr 20, 2010 8
On March 25, 2010, the Vermont House of Representatives adopted a series of amendments to H.783, “An Act Relating to Miscellaneous Tax Provisions.” One of the amendments crafted by their Ways and Means Committee directed Vermont’s 6 percent sales tax to be applied to the sale of dietary supple...
Jan 9, 2018 4
By ICIM Member David Stewart MD: All-Natural Flu Prevention: IV Vitamin Infusions and Nutrient Therapy
Avoid the Flu This Season with All-Natural IV Vitamin Infusions and Nutrient Therapy October and November mark the onset of the flu season. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccination before the end of October to ...
Oct 28, 2008 0
In 2006, AAHF took a stand against the proposed Dietary Supplement and Non-Prescription Drug Consumer Protection legislation, now law, because we felt the bill was not in the public’s best interest. The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act had already been amended to require reporting of serious adverse e...
Feb 24, 2009 0
Columnist George Will first sounded the alarm on January 28. As he reported, the stimulus legislation now approved by Congress and signed into law by President Obama “create(s) a council for Comparative Effectiveness Research. This is about medicine but not about healing the economy. The CER would...
Jan 5, 2010 69
Help End the Government’s Shameful Silence About Vitamin D—the Natural Way to Prevent and Treat Flu Including Swine Flu!
Take Action Here! With hundreds of thousands of seasonal flu-related complications, more than 35,000 deaths from the flu, and countless more from the H1N1 flu expected this season, ANH-USA asks the obvious question: What are the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FD...
Feb 2, 2010 12
Ready for some scary news? The Center for Environmental Health has detected high levels of lead in women’s handbags and wallets, with some bags testing up to 100 times higher than the federal limit for lead in children’s products. In children’s jewelry made in China, Associated Press investiga...