DSPA: NHF’s Pre-emptive Strike on the FDA Draft Guidance

DSPA: NHF’s Pre-emptive Strike on the FDA Draft Guidance The FDA’s Attack on Supplements Can be Stopped | Health Freedom Alliance.

DSPA: NHF’s Pre-emptive Strike on the FDA Draft Guidance The FDA’s Attack on Supplements Can be Stopped

Submitted by National Health Federation on November 10, 2011 – 3:21 pm

Important action item from our friends at the National Health Federation ~ Health Freedoms

In an end-run worthy of an NFL halfback, the National Health Federation is spearheading the introduction of legislation to counter the FDA’s infamous new Draft Guidance on New Dietary Ingredients (NDIs). The Guidance, if finalized and acted upon, would result in the loss of access to countless safe natural health products Americans consume daily. The Guidance would require perfectly safe dietary-supplement ingredients to undergo very expensive, burdensome, and unnecessary testing and FDA approval or else be removed from the market.
Since the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, the United States has enjoyed excellent access to essential nutrients, but more recently we have watched as the FDA increasingly squeezes the life out of that law with new and onerous rules and regulations. Now, the FDA wants to enforce even more rigorous “safety” standards on products that have never caused harm, but which entered the marketplace after the year DSHEA became law, 1994. (Read Full Article)

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