No, this is not yet another story about the Trump administration’s war on the environment. Action Alert! This tragic story proves how totally confused the debate over environmental regulation really is. This powerful agency addresses a huge environmental problem by illegally blocking progress on it. This happened under the Obama administration—now a court backs it […]
The FDA and the FTC won’t allow reasonable, science-based claims about foods and supplements, but they let mega-companies like Coke run wild. Action Alert!
Judges rule that excerpts from scientific medical journal articles can be used in advertising and promotional materials, protected by the First Amendment and New York state law.
Breaking News: The Federal Trade Commission is being sued for prohibiting a juice maker from making health claims—even though the claims are true and supported by competent, reliable scientific evidence.
This time it is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which is acting lawlessly and trying to censor science about natural health products.
The Federal Trade Commission has recently created new and arbitrary requirements for ANY food or dietary supplement health-related claim—and is enforcing them—in direct violation of federal law. Help us fight this new censorship of science all the way by taking action to support our Citizen Petition!
Last Friday, your voice was heard in Congress. Thanks to your activism, the provision to expand the Federal Trade Commission’s powers—and with it, the likely restricted access to nutritional supplements—did not make it into the final Wall Street “Reform” bill.
If a consumer loves your product and blogs about its wonders, be warned that a Federal Trade Commission ruling regarding endorsements may make you liable for false and misleading claims.
Ronald Hoffman, MD, on the threat to integrative medicine’s future in a climate of censorship and black-and-white thinking on health and well-being. In the early twentieth century, the Flexner Report asserted the preeminence of the “biomedical model” over traditional folk medicines that were still widely embraced by Americans. Medical research was advancing in the wake […]
The drug industry is using deceptive practices to circumvent the law and sell you more drugs. Action Alert! We’ve all seen the drug TV ads: a couple walking together on a peaceful beach, or playing with the family dog in a sunny meadow—and then we get to the appalling list of side effects that, understandably, […]