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28 Jan: Battles That Have United the Natural Products Industry — and Those Which Have Not

Looking back at the Vitamin Volstead Act, DSHEA, Codex, the AER Bill, and MPLs By James J. Gormley, Gormley NPI Consulting, CFH President and Senior Policy Advisor This post first appeared on Nutraceuticals World, reposted with permission Retailers, consumers, and natural products industry stakeholders have a history of generally—although not exclusively—uniting for what they considered the common good against regulation…

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25 Oct: New Survey: 75% of Americans Support Natural Health Products

And 70% of Americans are more likely to support a Congressional candidate who will protect dietary supplements and homeopathy Citizens for Health, along with several other prominent health-choice organizations, cosponsored a survey conducted by the Marist Poll*, which found, among other things, the following: 75% of Americans use “vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements or natural or homeopathic remedies” 70%…

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02 Feb: In Memoriam

IN MEMORY OF JAMES S. TURNER 1940 — 2022 James S. Turner, an attorney and consumer advocate who was an original “Nader’s Raider,” passed away suddenly at his Washington, D.C. home on January 25. He was 81. While working with Ralph Nader, Mr. Turner wrote the 1970 book, The Chemical Feast: Ralph Nader’s Study Group Report on the Food and Drug Administration.  Time Magazine commented at…

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12 Mar: Setting Up a Home-Based Intensive Health Care Center

Hello, Everyone! In this post: Dr. Mark Sircus, AC, OMD, DM (P) – Natural Allopath Medicines (nutrients) recommended by Dr. Sircus to have and use at home Dr. Sircus: dosages and treatments for Coronavirus infections Nutrient home delivery methods Considerations when using nutrients as medicine Supplement recommendations Dr. Sircus protocol: treatments and products (includes cancer, the ultimate immune challenge) Three…

19 Dec: The Bonvie Blog: Flu Vaccination

The flu vaccination: a shot in the dark that misses by a mile By LINDA BONVIE By now the flu-shot propaganda machine is in full swing. The truth is we can’t go anywhere after summer folds its tent without being bombarded with a pitch to get one of these jabs. So, should you? Will that needle poke be the extra…

11 Oct: Homeopathy: Preserve Your Health Freedom

It is critical to remain vigilant in order to rebuff efforts to curtail our health freedom. While threats to this freedom are nothing new, we alerted you in June to a very specific threat to homeopathy. The FDA is seeking the authority to ban all homeopathic remedies which are already accepted into the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia of the United States. CFH…

27 May: The Gormley Files – Escape from the Emergency Room

Escape from the Emergency Room By James J. Gormley A few years back, I realized that I had a medical “situation,” a male concern I had wondered about for a couple of months, yet had dealt with by the time-honored male tradition of “avoidance” — if I pretend everything’s okay, the problem will go away — not the best approach….

23 Apr: The Gormley Files – YOU Are the Truth Champions

YOU Are the Truth Champions By James J. Gormley Facts. Truth. What is it about versions of these words that have had shifting uses and meanings throughout the millennia? They have been morphed into tools of propaganda, instruments of oppression and even edicts from kings or despots—who say what they decide is the truth. Many of us who are believers…

11 Jan: CFH VP James Gormley Shares a New Year Message

Happy New Year to all of our supporters, friends, allies and readers. Now that the wrapping paper is gone and noisemakers are stowed, we wanted to send this very brief note looking back at (and forward to) a few issues relating to natural products, health and the environment. First, there is general uncertainty as to whether the anti-over-regulatory winds in…