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In contrast to other recent actions against supplement companies, this time it appears justified. Last week, the US Department of Justice, in conjunction with the Federal Trade Commission and the FDA, announced criminal indictments against a sports supplement manufacturer, USPLabs, as part of a nationwide sweep that included more than 100 supplement makers. The USPLabs […]
Is this why brain supplements are suddenly under attack? Action Alerts! Does the FDA want to clear away competition for the new drug? This wouldn’t be the first time this has happened. Just as the first SSRI anti-depressant drug was coming out, the agency banned the amino acid tryptophan. The SSRIs prevented the body from […]
There are plenty of reason to wonder. Action Alerts! As we revealed in our related story, the attack on picamilon (a safe supplement combining the natural substances GABA and vitamin B3) spearheaded by the attorney general of Oregon, with the assistance of Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), has likely been orchestrated by the US Food and Drug […]
The senator’s bill has been repeatedly defeated. Why capitulate now? A trade journal reports that some in the supplement industry are apparently considering supporting a Durbin-style proposal for a supplement pre-market notification system. It was reportedly discussed at a recent trade meeting. What is the explanation? One that we have heard is that some supplement […]
Your messages to Capitol Hill accomplished this. But Sen. Durbin reportedly plans to reintroduce his usual anti-supplement bill soon. Earlier this summer, we alerted you to the latest under-the-radar attack on supplements perpetrated by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and his allies. This time, they tried to attach their amendments, which would have limited supplement usage […]
We asked them about their dubious business practices, but we have received nothing but stony silence in return. Help us learn what they may be hiding—Action Alert!
They seem determined to treat supplements like drugs. Problem is, no one will pay billions for FDA approval, and most of your supplements will disappear from the shelves. Major Action Alert!
Federal law makes it very clear that food additives and supplements are not to be treated the same way. But once again the FDA doesn’t seem to care about the law. Action Alert! Last month the FDA held an open meeting to receive input from the public on updating “Redbook.” That’s the agency’s informal term for its guidance […]
Natural health foes may once again try this deceptive trick to enact legislation to benefit Big Pharma or Big Farma.