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Dec 16, 2008 1
First It’s Not Safe, and Then It Is! The FDA Position on Melamine May Give Us All a Case of Whiplash
Melamine was first synthesized by a German chemist in 1834, and melamine resin is used in Formica for countertops and dry erase boards as well as flame retardants. A 1958 patent described the use of melamine as a non-protein nitrogen (NPN) for cattle. Melamine is sometimes illegally added to food pr...
Jul 28, 2009 0
Organic Farmers Worry They Might Come Under Attack if the Food Safety Enhancement Act is Not Amended
A recent issue of Pulse of Health Freedom addressed HR2749, the Food Safety Enhancement Act that was co-sponsored by Congressman Henry Waxman. AAHF legislative director Tami Wahl has continued her work on the bill by publicizing our full-page ad in Roll Call; meeting with Congressman Peter Welc...
Dec 20, 2010 16
Sunday night, in one of the most underhanded and outrageous legislative maneuvers we’ve seen, the Senate passed the language of S. 510, the Food Safety bill, by a unanimous consent agreement. It now goes to the House of Representatives. We have one last chance to stop it! (more…)...
May 18, 2017 0
The founder of the Alliance for Natural Health, Dr. Robert Verkerk, spoke this past weekend at the Natural and Organic Products Europe conference in London during what is clearly an important time for big ideas, given the changes occurring there. The potential impact of “Brexit” (the United King...
May 18, 2010 19
An important ruling was recently handed down by the European Court of Justice in April about supplement regulation. (more…)...
Jan 19, 2010 25
The September 2009 newsletter of the Vitamin D Council weighs the scientific evidence pointing to a connection between the use of statin drugs (prescribed to lower cholesterol) and vitamin D deficiency. (more…)...
Jun 25, 2013 15
It’s politics as usual, but at a cost: the health of the American public. Action Alert! (more…)...
Jul 28, 2009 3
On Tuesday, July 21, 2009, the world of clinical nutrition and education lost a special member of its family, Shari Lieberman, PhD, CNS. Dr. Lieberman served the American Association for Health Freedom with the same passion she brought to her research and education efforts, her clinical practice...
Jul 3, 2012 16
Your June 30 article, “Dietary supplements: Manufacturing troubles widespread, FDA inspections show” by Thrine Tsouderos, is a perfect example of the bias and rampant sensationalism we have come to expect from major media when reporting on dietary supplements. (more…)...
Jun 23, 2015 3
With your help, we can stop them from gagging free speech about nutrition. ANH-USA has identified seventeen states with the most monopolistic scope-of-practice laws, and has sent letters to those states’ dietetic boards, their attorneys general, and key policymakers warning them that they are vuln...