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130. That article should be in a thread by itself...
thanks for posting it.

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  -Oppose the Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010 bill Pharaoh  Mar-04-10 08:14 AM   #0 
  - Done.  BonnieJW   Mar-04-10 08:41 AM   #1 
  - FYI: The bill is stuck in Committee since Feb. 4.  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-04-10 08:52 AM   #2 
  - Nice site - bookmarked  karynnj   Mar-04-10 10:08 AM   #9 
  - What bad elements of the EU model exist in this? n/t  upi402   Mar-05-10 11:43 AM   #112 
  - The supplement industry is a cesspool of corruption  AngryAmish   Mar-04-10 08:58 AM   #3 
  - They will just regulate it all right into the hands of big Pharma  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 09:51 AM   #6 
  - +1  BuddhaGirl   Mar-04-10 10:05 AM   #8 
  - Read the legislation.  HuckleB   Mar-04-10 10:31 AM   #14 
  - Once they start regulating it - you watch.  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 10:45 AM   #17 
     - As it stands right now you can go  JoeyT   Mar-04-10 11:27 AM   #26 
     - Thank you for wanting to have a conversation  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 12:08 PM   #32 
     - Tell you what  JoeyT   Mar-04-10 12:54 PM   #47 
     - Hehehe- I bet he is right  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 01:04 PM   #50 
     - I never thought that something like this was possible in these topics....  Dorian Gray   Mar-06-10 06:18 AM   #148 
     - They will never be able to prove any such thing  alarimer   Mar-04-10 01:04 PM   #52 
        - Since when is acupuncture a dietary supplement?  BuelahWitch   Mar-05-10 12:18 PM   #133 
        - I'll give you homeopathy  Dorian Gray   Mar-06-10 06:19 AM   #149 
        - Studies that claim such effectiveness are one thing.  HuckleB   Mar-06-10 06:17 PM   #165 
        - I suppose that's why accupuncture is taught at veterinary school  northernlights   Mar-06-10 06:30 PM   #168 
     - So, you're worried about your perception of what might happen in the future...  SidDithers   Mar-04-10 12:13 PM   #35 
     - Yes- I guess my faith in DC has been that shattered lately.  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 12:14 PM   #36 
        - Fair enough...  SidDithers   Mar-04-10 12:19 PM   #41 
           - I will do that.  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 12:20 PM   #43 
     - "Regulated" does not mean "prescription only"  PVnRT   Mar-04-10 12:15 PM   #38 
     - Sorry, but that is not an excuse to oppose good, consumer protection legislation.  HuckleB   Mar-04-10 12:47 PM   #46 
     - perhaps you missed some of the comments I made further into the sub thread.  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 01:05 PM   #54 
     - So, there is nothing in the bill that says it.  trotsky   Mar-04-10 01:28 PM   #57 
        - You know what?  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 01:36 PM   #64 
  - Exactly  Echo In Light   Mar-04-10 12:11 PM   #34 
  - Please read the bill.  HuckleB   Mar-04-10 01:03 PM   #49 
     - Have read the bill. Leave my vitamins and supplements alone! Now is not the time!  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:01 AM   #102 
        - sorry about your situation  BuddhaGirl   Mar-05-10 07:53 PM   #136 
        - I want vitamins and supplements that can be trusted.  HuckleB   Mar-06-10 05:58 PM   #161 
  - I got it. So you want to have a nice herb soaked and grown in human feces.  TZ   Mar-04-10 01:31 PM   #59 
     - I want to have AFFORDABLE vitamins and supplements.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:12 AM   #103 
  - Doesn't hold a candle to private insurers pumping premiums up while dropping coverage and  Overseas   Mar-05-10 10:56 AM   #101 
  - Try to think about what has gone wrong with your life and education to allow you to make that post  AngryAmish   Mar-06-10 05:18 AM   #146 
  - I don't have a problem with supplements  Dorian Gray   Mar-06-10 06:15 AM   #147 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-04-10 09:02 AM   #4 
  - What ! ?  Pharaoh   Mar-04-10 10:10 AM   #11 
  - Done & recommended.  Vidar   Mar-04-10 09:28 AM   #5 
  - Why should they not be regulated like other drugs are?  PVnRT   Mar-04-10 09:59 AM   #7 
  - uh no, you're mistaken, sadly  BuddhaGirl   Mar-04-10 10:08 AM   #10 
  - Which does not address my main point  PVnRT   Mar-04-10 10:16 AM   #12 
  - Because they don't have the same influence as big pharma  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 11:02 AM   #19 
     - That makes no sense  PVnRT   Mar-04-10 12:17 PM   #40 
        - please see my response to Joey up thread.  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 12:19 PM   #42 
        - In reality, they clearly have plenty of power.  HuckleB   Mar-04-10 01:04 PM   #53 
           - Yes, they have power in Washington  PVnRT   Mar-05-10 06:38 AM   #88 
              - You're not responding the actual content of my post.  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 10:02 AM   #92 
  - LOVE the hypocrisy  TZ   Mar-04-10 01:29 PM   #58 
     - I will defend the freedom of people to take  BuddhaGirl   Mar-04-10 02:37 PM   #75 
     - Pharma is better than big supplements.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-05-10 11:13 AM   #104 
        - supplements make people better too  BuddhaGirl   Mar-05-10 07:56 PM   #137 
     - LOVE the cruelty  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:22 AM   #107 
     - Numerous things wrong with that post  Juche   Mar-06-10 06:25 PM   #166 
        - So lets put supplement companies under the same regulations as big pharma!  HuckleB   Mar-06-10 06:28 PM   #167 
           - By all means  Juche   Mar-06-10 06:38 PM   #170 
              - Do you think the supplement companies won't have to fund the studies that prove their drugs safe?  HuckleB   Mar-06-10 06:42 PM   #171 
  - EXACTLY!  HuckleB   Mar-04-10 10:31 AM   #15 
  - If I want to go down the street and by some St Johnswort, then I should be able to.  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 11:00 AM   #18 
  - Nothing says you can't.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-04-10 11:09 AM   #20 
  - And what if I want to grow it in my back yard?  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 11:14 AM   #21 
     - That's fine.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Mar-04-10 11:16 AM   #22 
        - It starts out being about woo-woos  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 11:24 AM   #25 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-04-10 11:28 AM   #27 
  - So you want to be free to buy arsenic tainted poison ivy?  TZ   Mar-04-10 01:33 PM   #60 
  - Do you feel better now?  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 01:40 PM   #65 
  - Right now, yes. 44,000 die early without health insurance.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:30 AM   #108 
  - Would you like to be assured, then, that the capsules you are buying...  trotsky   Mar-04-10 01:34 PM   #61 
     - sigh  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 01:42 PM   #66 
        - Well when you explode with lots of posts...  trotsky   Mar-04-10 02:07 PM   #68 
           - No- what I am surprised is the comments continuing for hours AFTER I said I was wrong  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 02:15 PM   #69 
              - LOL  trotsky   Mar-04-10 02:27 PM   #72 
                 - I'm not crabby, I am frustrated.  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 02:30 PM   #73 
                    - Be aware that you yourself have jumped all over a lot of people in this thread....  trotsky   Mar-04-10 02:39 PM   #77 
                       - Yup  Tailormyst   Mar-04-10 02:45 PM   #79 
  - They are dead set against it because they know they will fail.  alarimer   Mar-04-10 01:06 PM   #55 
  - Too expensive right now when millions of us are desperately uninsured.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:17 AM   # 
  - Fuck McLAME!!  CLANG   Mar-04-10 10:22 AM   #13 
  - Your link misrepresents the actual contents of the bill.  HuckleB   Mar-04-10 10:33 AM   #16 
  - There have been too many shenanigans with dietary supplements to count  derby378   Mar-04-10 11:17 AM   #23 
  - Grandpa Simpson can have my supplements  Sebastian Doyle   Mar-04-10 11:21 AM   #24 
  - THANKS for that link ... I will certainly do it! nt  Raine   Mar-04-10 11:33 AM   #28 
  - Speaking of misleading people.  JoeyT   Mar-04-10 11:35 AM   #29 
  - "The panic" is the fact that our last little lifelines could become much more expensive.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:36 AM   #110 
  - Self delete, noticed I was repeating what was already said.  Confusious   Mar-06-10 05:43 PM   #159 
  - Thankfully this ridiculous opposition to a good bill will not matter in the end.  Lance_Boyle   Mar-04-10 11:39 AM   #30 
  - My husband's cardiologist advised him to buy a bottle of woo and start taking 3 caps a day of it  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 12:14 PM   #37 
     - the 'prescription-only' thing is a canard - would never happen  Lance_Boyle   Mar-04-10 01:26 PM   #56 
        - I have no problem with assuring the product is what it says it is  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 03:05 PM   #81 
  - Because the last thing we want is safe supplements!  Orrex   Mar-04-10 11:56 AM   #31 
  - Fish oil=Snake oil?  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 12:17 PM   #39 
  - The snake oil part is when fish oil as a panacea  Orrex   Mar-04-10 01:04 PM   #51 
     - So, cute phrasing prompted you to denigrate a product that most cardiologists in the country are  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 02:25 PM   #71 
        - I've done some research & I see that I'm the first person ever to use a pun to make a point. Ever!  Orrex   Mar-04-10 02:33 PM   #74 
           - Don't ever get to see the Daily Show. Comes on when my husband watches something else  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 02:38 PM   #76 
              - Orrex clarified that it is only "snake oil" per se when it is being used as a panacea  Maru Kitteh   Mar-05-10 08:52 PM   #144 
                 - Thanks for getting my back!  Orrex   Mar-07-10 11:45 AM   #178 
  - Comparing fish oil  Dorian Gray   Mar-06-10 06:34 AM   #150 
     - It was a tongue-in-cheek reference  Orrex   Mar-06-10 06:50 AM   #151 
  - No...  SidDithers   Mar-04-10 12:10 PM   #33 
  - Later, please. Medicare for All first. //nt  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:47 AM   #115 
     - No. Because that isn't likely in a generation.  Maru Kitteh   Mar-05-10 08:58 PM   #145 
  - Supplements need to be regulated  Ratty   Mar-04-10 12:32 PM   #44 
  - Supplements ought to be regulated, and this bill doesn't "ban consumer access"  fishwax   Mar-04-10 12:45 PM   #45 
  - I am in favor of anything that gets rid of "dietary supplements"  alarimer   Mar-04-10 01:02 PM   #48 
  - They are not regulated as food - they have no safety regulation.  Lance_Boyle   Mar-04-10 01:35 PM   #63 
     - Ironically, I believe that as of last year, tobacco is more regulated  nemo137   Mar-04-10 01:46 PM   #67 
        - So, tobacco should be less regulated than dietary supplements?  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 02:45 PM   #78 
           - I just find it weird that something that makes explicit claims about being a drug  nemo137   Mar-04-10 03:45 PM   #84 
              - But there is absolutely no irony in tobacco being more regulated than supplements  laughingliberal   Mar-04-10 04:20 PM   #85 
                 - Ok, I misused the word irony  nemo137   Mar-04-10 05:15 PM   #86 
  - Imagine anyone wanting their herbs and vitamins wanting the same standards as Tylenol  TZ   Mar-04-10 01:35 PM   #62 
  - Nice post, ventriloquist  Orrex   Mar-04-10 03:12 PM   #82 
  - STEVIA  shanti   Mar-04-10 02:20 PM   #70 
  - I object! I gained 15 lbs when ephedra was banned  ecstatic   Mar-04-10 02:51 PM   #80 
  - American version of similar herb is available.  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-05-10 10:41 AM   #98 
     - have you seen  eShirl   Mar-05-10 12:00 PM   #127 
  - If it in anyway circumvents the supplement act Orrin Hatch wrote/passed in 1994...  Umbral   Mar-04-10 03:20 PM   #83 
  - {{pounds head on wall}}  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-04-10 09:22 PM   #87 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-10 08:19 AM   #89 
  - They're worried Big Pharma is going to patent homeopathic canine feces...nt  SidDithers   Mar-05-10 09:35 AM   #90 
  - K&R. The cruelty of taking away our supplements when we can't even go to the doctor  Overseas   Mar-05-10 09:48 AM   #91 
  - Read the legislation.  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 10:03 AM   #93 
  - It will make them more expensive. Leave them alone in these desperate times.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 10:44 AM   #99 
     - You have no guarantees of what's in what you buy, and such a lack of regulation is hypocritical.  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 11:36 AM   #109 
        - It is the cruelty of imposing restrictions right now when we are desperately uninsured.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:43 AM   #113 
        - You are making assumptions you cannot make.  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 11:54 AM   #122 
        - Making a vitamin is 1000000000x easier then making a drug.  Confusious   Mar-06-10 05:54 PM   #160 
        - GMP supplements  BuddhaGirl   Mar-05-10 08:03 PM   #138 
           - Self regulation "guidelines" are good enough for the supplement industry?...  SidDithers   Mar-05-10 08:14 PM   #140 
           - I am fine with the way it is  BuddhaGirl   Mar-05-10 08:21 PM   #141 
           - You and your BIG GUBMINT!  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 08:45 PM   #143 
           - Actually, we've had far too many examples that show we don't know.  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 08:44 PM   #142 
  - What about the For Profit supplement industry?...  SidDithers   Mar-05-10 10:08 AM   #94 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-10 10:17 AM   #95 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-10 11:14 AM   #105 
     - Gee, where are all the "Don't Let The Perfect Be the Enemy of The Good" people  Overseas   Mar-05-10 10:53 AM   #100 
        - Quality control and testing is a price of doing business...  SidDithers   Mar-05-10 11:17 AM   #106 
           - +1  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 11:37 AM   #111 
           - Open up Medicare. Single Payer Now.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:49 AM   #117 
              - Those are two different issues.  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 11:53 AM   #121 
                 - No NEW regulations on the supplements we desperate people depend on.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 06:16 PM   #134 
                    - You've yet to make a logical argument for your stand on the DSSA.  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 07:22 PM   #135 
                       - Some people think honest basic compassion is not logical.  Overseas   Mar-06-10 03:11 PM   #153 
                          - There is nothing compassionate about allowing an unregulated industry rip off the vulnerable  Maru Kitteh   Mar-06-10 03:36 PM   #155 
                          - Yes there is. There are good companies amid the bad ones, and right now  Overseas   Mar-07-10 10:43 AM   #174 
                             - WOW!  HuckleB   Mar-07-10 10:48 AM   #177 
                                - Right back at you, pal. First let's get non-profit health care as a basic human right in the USA .  Overseas   Mar-07-10 11:50 AM   #179 
                          - The reality is that the supplement industry is not honest and cares nothing about compassion.  HuckleB   Mar-06-10 06:00 PM   #162 
                             - I'm not asking them to be compassionate. I'm asking you to be compassionate enough  Overseas   Mar-07-10 10:37 AM   #172 
                             - I'm asking you to be compassionate enough to stop the scam artists from continuing to abuse people.  HuckleB   Mar-07-10 10:47 AM   #175 
                                - First things first. Compassionate non-profit health care for all in the USA.  Overseas   Mar-07-10 12:14 PM   #180 
                             - Cheap and potentially dangerous or innefective...  SidDithers   Mar-07-10 10:40 AM   #173 
                                - +1  HuckleB   Mar-07-10 10:48 AM   #176 
                                - Compassionate non-profit healthcare for all in the USA is the most important first step.  Overseas   Mar-07-10 12:15 PM   #181 
           - It is the cruelty of pushing this now. Medicare for All first.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:46 AM   #114 
              - But if budgets are tight, and supplements are all that can be afforded...  SidDithers   Mar-05-10 11:49 AM   #116 
                 - No. Because it will make supplements much more expensive in the meantime  Overseas   Mar-05-10 11:53 AM   #120 
                    - That is a piss poor excuse for an argument.  Maru Kitteh   Mar-06-10 03:45 PM   #156 
  - I hope it passes  jmowreader   Mar-05-10 10:27 AM   #96 
  - Done.  Overseas   Mar-05-10 10:34 AM   #97 
  - I must be on the wrong site..I do NOT want this to pass. Supplements will be gone IMO if it does ro  krabigirl   Mar-05-10 11:52 AM   #118 
  - I must be on the wrong site..I do NOT want this to pass. Supplements will be gone IMO if it does ro  krabigirl   Mar-05-10 11:52 AM   #119 
  - Read the bill.  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 11:55 AM   #123 
  - Basis? We don't need no stinking bases!  Maru Kitteh   Mar-06-10 03:54 PM   #158 
     - +1  HuckleB   Mar-06-10 06:01 PM   #163 
  - I tend to agree  BuddhaGirl   Mar-05-10 08:05 PM   #139 
  - The Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010: A long overdue correction to the DSHEA of 1994?  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 11:56 AM   #124 
  - Harvard doc: Dietary supplements could be deadly  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 11:59 AM   #125 
  - American Roulette Contaminated Dietary Supplements  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 11:59 AM   #126 
  - New England Journal of Medicine?...  SidDithers   Mar-05-10 12:02 PM   #128 
     - Drat!  HuckleB   Mar-05-10 12:03 PM   #129 
     - That article should be in a thread by itself...  SidDithers   Mar-05-10 12:06 PM   #130 
     - I get mine straight from David Icke and the John Birch Society.  superduperfarleft   Mar-05-10 12:07 PM   #131 
        - Thanks for the kind words...  SidDithers   Mar-05-10 12:12 PM   #132 
  - h m  AngryAmish   Mar-06-10 12:55 PM   #152 
  - K&R  Greyhound   Mar-06-10 03:21 PM   #154 
  - Done  keep_it_real   Mar-06-10 03:50 PM   #157 
  - This bill is dead as of Friday...n/t  Happy Hippy   Mar-06-10 06:07 PM   #164 
     - Link, please.  HuckleB   Mar-06-10 06:30 PM   #169 
 

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