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Monday, May 3, 2010

Congressman Waxman sneaks anti-vitamin amendment into Wall Street reform bill

Of all the sneaky tactics practiced in Washington D.C., this recent action
by Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA) is one of the most insidious: While no one
was looking, he injected amendment language into the Wall Street Reform and
Consumer Protection Act of 2009 (H.R. 4173) that would expand the powers of the
FTC (not the FDA, but the FTC) to terrorize nutritional supplement companies by
greatly expanding the power of the FTC to make its own laws that target dietary
supplement companies.This is a little-known secret about the FTC and the
nutritional supplements business: The FTC routinely targets nutritional
supplement companies that are merely telling the truth about their products.
Some companies are threatened by merely linking to published scientific studies
about their products.

Read Here: Health freedom alert: Congressman Waxman sneaks anti-vitamin amendment into Wall Street reform bill