Jim Turner

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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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19 Sep: Tribute to Jim Turner

By James Gormley I was pleasantly surprised, in 2004, when Ana Micka reached out to me at the suggestion of Jim Turner. The CUNY Graduate Center was holding a symposium on globalism and Citizens needed somebody to talk about the EU Supplements Directive and Codex, and about how common ground could be found between consumers and industry. Finding common ground…

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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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17 Oct: Hysterectomy, Pt I

Hysterectomy Part I It has taken me a very long time to complete this project. I am very grateful for Jim Turner’s patience as he has demonstrated more patience than I knew a person could have. Thank you. – Debbie Braaten Introduction by Jim Turner Women get bad treatment from the medical system. Read “The healthcare system thinks helping women…

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15 Sep: The Plot Against Ivermectin

How the media fully failed us in reporting the story of ivermectin, collectively labeling a Nobel Prize-winning, safe and FDA-approved human drug that’s been saving Covid patients as a toxic “horse dewormer” By Linda Bonvie When the Mississippi Department of Health released a “Health Alert Network” bulletin on August 20th stating that “70% of the recent calls (to its state poison…


29 Jul: EMFs, Astronomy and Satellite Network Interference – The Balance Group

Growing evidence suggests that Electromagnetic Frequencies (EMFs), the frequencies that carry cell phone messages and other wireless data, play an important role in a number of health conditions such as heart disease, cancer and immune system disorders, and undermine the lives of animals, trees and other vegetation. We at Citizens for Health share the message below to alert you to…


23 Jun: CFH Letter Urges Correction of Federal Homeopathy Misinformation

In case this is the first time you are hearing anything about the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), it is a part of the National Institutes of Health. It is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional…

21 Jan: The Bonvie Blog: Monosodium Glutamate, or MSG

Here’s the best New Year’s resolution you can make BY LINDA BONVIE If you made a New Year’s resolution, probably by now the enthusiasm in following this self-improvement ritual has slowly faded into the humdrum of daily life. But I’m here to help revitalize things. It’s not too late to make one of the best New Year’s resolutions of all….