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Codex (Health)

CODEX the WTO and Your Freedom of Choice in Healthcare

by Rima E. Laibow, MD
Medical Director
Natural Solutions Foundation
Healthfreedom@optonline.net
www.healthfreedomUSA.org 

Dear friends and colleagues,

Each of us is deluged daily with so much information that we are forced to choose quickly between what deserves
our attention and what to throw in the circular file. I implore you to read the following. Your professional and
personal lives, as you know them, depend on it.

Codex - Bridging the Great Divide

by James J. Gormley
December 9, 2004

It lies from Heaven across the flood
Of ether, as a bridge.
Beneath, the tides of day and night
With flame and darkness ridge
The void, as low as where this earth
Spins like a fretful midge.
---The Blessèd Damozel, Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)

Codex Alimentarius - Definition Of Food

by Sepp (Josef) Hasslberger
December 17, 2004

Codex Alimentarius, in a December 2004 circular letter has asked its members for comments on an upcoming revision of the definition of a food.

Why is this significant for anyone concerned with freedom of choice in health?

ANH PRESS RELEASE: Food Supplements Directive deemed invalid

Advocate General finds Food Supplements Directive invalid under EU law. This is a remarkable victory for ANH and consumers of leading-edge food supplements.

For immediate release                                                                              

5 April 2005

ADVOCATE GENERAL FINDS FOOD SUPPLEMENTS DIRECTIVE INVALID UNDER EU LAW

ALLIANCE FOR NATURAL HEALTH SET TO WIN ITS LANDMARK CHALLENGE TO THE EU FOOD SUPPLEMENTS DIRECTIVE

Industry nutrition labels clash with government plans

14/02/2005 - The British arm of Nestlé has become the latest food producer to revamp its nutrition labels, yet the country’s food industry is on rocky ground by entrenching its support for guideline daily amounts against the government’s wishes, argues Chris Mercer.

New rules to govern nutrition label errors

08/03/2005 - New regulations will tighten error margins on food nutrition labels as a new study claiming many UK foods, including biscuits and pizzas, are significantly higher in fat and sugar than their labels suggest threatens to further dent consumer trust, reports Chris Mercer.