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TZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-26-10 01:48 PM
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12. Read my post below
The government can do something by writing a law... I did not say they couldn't recall a product- I said unregulated supplements are HARD to recall. The Ephedra ban took some doing. And even now court challenges to the governments authority undermine their power.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ephedra
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  -FDA probing hundreds of complaints with J&J meds Lone_Star_Dem  May-26-10 12:20 PM   #0 
  - Ah, but in the Health forum we're always told that VITAMINS and "alternative medicine"  Lorien   May-26-10 12:31 PM   #1 
     - Of course.....  leftofcool   May-26-10 12:35 PM   #2 
     - Yep. If they can't patent it they'll find another means of controlling it  Lorien   May-26-10 12:42 PM   #5 
     - Ummm  TZ   May-26-10 01:37 PM   #9 
     - Many Supplements Said to Contain Toxins, Make False Health Claims  HuckleB   May-26-10 02:23 PM   #15 
     - i think there'd be a better chance of safety if the FDA was actually indenpendent of the drug compan  ejpoeta   May-26-10 12:35 PM   #3 
     - There's too many former executives and lobbists from major corporations  Lorien   May-26-10 12:41 PM   #4 
     - Ummm- the FDA is made up mostly of career SCIENTISTS  TZ   May-26-10 01:36 PM   #7 
        - Not when you claim that the government has little to no power to recall harmful products.  closeupready   May-26-10 01:38 PM   #10 
           - Read my post below  TZ   May-26-10 01:48 PM   #12 
     - BULLSHIT  TZ   May-26-10 01:34 PM   #6 
     - Oh BULLSHIT!  closeupready   May-26-10 01:37 PM   #8 
     - It has no right to regulate what are in VItamins and Supplements  TZ   May-26-10 01:44 PM   #11 
     - +1  HuckleB   May-26-10 02:21 PM   #13 
     - When your only defense against legitimate calls for legitimate regulation...  HuckleB   May-26-10 02:22 PM   #14 
 

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