NDI Draft Guidance

Jul 29, 2012: “Health at Gunpoint: The FDA’s Silent War Against Health Freedom”

What forces and interests direct the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and why is this out-of-control law enforcement agency working so hard to take dietary supplements out of our hands? These are the central questions explored by Citizens for Health’s very own VP and Senior Policy Advisor, James Gormley, in Health at Gunpoint: The FDA’s Silent War Against Health Freedom,…

Jun 20, 2012: The FDA Goes Back To The Drawing Board On NDI Draft Guidance!

Over 30,000 of you – Citizen for Health supporters, all – responded to the call to urge the FDA to revise or scrap the supplement-killing New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) Draft Guidance after we launched our multi-pronged campaign in September 2011. Together with the outreach efforts of fellow health-freedom groups and the natural products industry, we were able to force the…

Mar 01, 2012: You Did It Again! Dump the FDA’s NDI Draft Guidance

By James J. Gormley You made it clear that 10,000 petition signatures in 10 days was only the beginning salvo in American consumers’ call for Congress to demand that the FDA withdraw the misbegotten, supplement-industry- and innovation-killing NDI Draft Guidance. Partly thanks to a stirring video re-mastered by Australian truth rapper Jody Lloyd, aka Trillion, over 12,000 of you signed…

Dec 07, 2011: Hostile Bedfellows Assail Vitamins

Part 2 of “Media May Kill Vitamins”  – Submitted as a guest editorial by Suzanne Jenkins, November 29, 2011 Over-the-counter dietary supplements are endangered as evidenced by ongoing attacks reported in the media. Currently Senator Dick Durbin and Congressman Henry Waxman are trying a new tactic to discredit dietary supplements after previous legislative failures by asking the Government Accountability Office…

Dec 04, 2011: You Did It!!!!!

Citizens for Health supporters made grassroots history last week by joining forces to amass over 12,000 “Withdraw the NDI Petition” signatures in 10 days! Here is a Thank You video tweaked by Australian truth rapper-activist, Jody Lloyd (aka “Trillion”): Since over 12,000 of you made a commitment to health freedom and Citizens for Health (CFH) by signing your name to…

Nov 30, 2011: 10,000 Americans Tell FDA: Withdraw the “NDI Draft Guidance”!!

By James J. Gormley WE DID IT! WASHINGTON, DC – On December 2nd, representatives from Citizens for Health (a non-profit health advocacy group with over 100,000 supporters) will deliver a petition to The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and President Barack Obama signed by 10,320 Americans, calling for the…

Nov 22, 2011: 10,000 Signatures in 10 Days; We Can Do It!

By James J. Gormley With Citizens for Health supporters already having generated over 11,000 letters to Congress demanding that the FDA’s NDI (New Dietary Ingredient) Draft Guidance be withdrawn, the organization is now on a mission to collect 10,000 petition signatures in 10 days calling for Congress to withhold FDA appropriations until this unaccountable agency is held to account: by…

Nov 18, 2011: Petition Demanding that the FDA Withdraws the NDI Draft Guidance!!

We call on Congress to demand that the FDA summarily withdraws the NDI Draft Guidance and goes on the record stating that the agency will not, now or ever, review, consider, surveil or engage in enforcement activities according to the re-interpretation of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) evident in its Guidance document but, instead, will…

Oct 11, 2011: CFH Submits Its NDI Comments to the FDA

Click here to submit yours now! October 6, 2011 Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305) U.S. Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane Room 1061 Rockville, MD 20852 Re: Docket No. FDA-2011-D-0376, “Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues” Dear Commissioner Hamburg: Citizens for Health (CFH) is hereby submitting its organizational comments on the “Draft…