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IAHF List: Gerald Kessler of Nature's Plus vitamins hired the lawfirm Hyman, Phelps and McNamara to analyze the FDA's recent ban on ephedra. They have determined that the FDA's ban is blatantly illegal. See their interpretation at http://www.nha2004.com/pdf/ephedraTrouble.pdf 

AMERICAN COMPANIES AND CONSUMERS NEED TO ACT IMMEDIATELY TO SUPPORT THE ANH LAWSUIT

August 2003

Diverging views on the EU Directives

Manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, practitioners and consumers in Europe have received a very wide range of sometimes conflicting messages about the likely impact of the EU legislation (see Box 1 for summary). Information filtering across the Atlantic is even more inconsistent. With so much confusion, many companies are doing nothing.

Box 1: Summary of key EU Directives

EU FOOD SUPPLEMENTS DIRECTIVE COURT CHALLENGE

As an international organization, the NHF has acquired delegate status with the Codex Alimentarius Commission and since 2002 has attended the yearly Codex meetings in Berlin, Germany (now held in Bonn). Seeing firsthand the interrelationship between the severe dietary-supplement restrictions being pushed at Codex and those being inaugurated in the European Union (EU), the NHF understands explicitly the extreme importance of fighting the EU Food Supplements Directive (FSD) and keeping it from taking full effect in July 2005.

Health Supplements Nil by Mouth

For

thousands of Britons battling the debilitating effects of cancer, depression, even eczema, diet is crucial. They view the vitamins and minerals they take as vital in their fight against sickness. So why does the EU want to cut off their supply? Rose Shepherd makes the case for rescuing remedies

Sunday February 29, 2004

Health Supplements Nil by Mouth

For

thousands of Britons battling the debilitating effects of cancer, depression, even eczema, diet is crucial. They view the vitamins and minerals they take as vital in their fight against sickness. So why does the EU want to cut off their supply? Rose Shepherd makes the case for rescuing remedies

Sunday February 29, 2004

ALLIANCE FOR NATURAL HEALTH MOUNTS LEGAL CHALLENGE TO THE FOOD SUPPLEMENTS DIRECTIVE

WHO IS THE ALLIANCE FOR NATURAL HEALTH?

The ANH is a pan-European and International organisation of supplement manufacturers, retailers, practitioners and consumers very concerned about the negative effects of the European Food Supplements Directive, which come into effect in this country on 1 August 2005.

WHAT WILL BE THE EFFECT OF THE DIRECTIVE?

Court victory for vitamin firms

Groups opposed to new EU rules on vitamins and food supplements have

won their fight to take the matter to the European Court of Justice.

The High Court in London ruled on Friday that their case could be referred to judges in Luxembourg.

The European Commission wants to tighten up the rules on food supplements from August 2005.

However, opponents say it will lead to thousands of products being taken off shelves in the UK and elsewhere.

New restrictions

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SUPPLEMENT INDUSTRY UNDER FULL SCALE GLOBAL ASSAULT!

Posted By: JohnHammell
June 21 2003

SUPPLEMENT INDUSTRY UNDER UNPRECEDENTED FULL SCALE GLOBAL ASSAULT: WHAT YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT

BACKDonate to the Alliance for Natural Health lawsuit to overturn the EU Food Supplement Directive
http://www.alliance-natural-health.org DONATE VIA CREDIT CARD ON THE WEB

SUPPLEMENT INDUSTRY UNDER FULL SCALE GLOBAL ASSAULT!

Posted By: JohnHammell
June 21 2003

SUPPLEMENT INDUSTRY UNDER UNPRECEDENTED FULL SCALE GLOBAL ASSAULT: WHAT YOU CAN DO TO FIGHT

BACKDonate to the Alliance for Natural Health lawsuit to overturn the EU Food Supplement Directive
http://www.alliance-natural-health.org DONATE VIA CREDIT CARD ON THE WEB