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Is this true: Supplements............ going illegal?????

Discussion in 'Alternative Therapies' started by IntuneJune, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. IntuneJune

    IntuneJune Senior Member

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  2. Fejal

    Fejal *****

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    I think this is a bunch of malarchy. I read the codex. They just say that the only vitamins/dietary supplements banned would be those without credible scientific evidence. That's excellent.
  3. IntuneJune

    IntuneJune Senior Member

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    So we are OK then?

    June
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    Hi June,

    It's my understanding that for the past 10 years or so, most vitamin and mineral supplements are actually manufactured by pharmaceutical companies. We all know they have powerful lobbyists...so I doubt they'd allow legitimate supplements to be removed from the marketplace.

    Just my two cents however... :)
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    It is hard to tell fact from fiction on TV, in the newspaper, or anywhere else in my opinion. Everything is just so dang poltical.

    However, I was particilarly upset by the smear campaign against Boyd Haley by the chicago Tribune when the FDA yanked OSR#1 from the supplement market.

    http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/lhommedieu/100212

    By the way, I don't regularly read that "renewamerica" website, but found that article to be aligned with my interpretation of how the whole OSR#1 went down.

    The FDA had removed another vitamin too recently, I wouln;t be sprised if big business (or whoever) actually fools these politicians into voting for stuff they never intended to vote for. I wouldn;t be suprised if something was slipped in.

    disclosure: I'm a Obama supporter, and think he helped with the FDA overruling the CDC on XMRV findings.
  6. ggingues

    ggingues $10 gift code at iHerb GAS343 of $40

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