|Posted on Saturday, December 01, 2001 - 06:36 pm: |
TheFood and Agriculture plus the World Health Organizations developed Codex to ensure international food standardization and labelling.
This includes supplements and vitamins.
What is the fuss about exactly? They aren't talking about taking good safe products off the market.
|Posted on Sunday, December 02, 2001 - 08:29 am: |
The fuss is about who has the right to determine availability and whether vitamins might become prescription items instead of over the counter supplements, whether the price of vitamin C would become $40 because of this, and whether multinational corporations with hidden agenda should regulate the supplement industry and attempt to standardize items that have traditionally been regarded as foods, herbs, or supplements, not drugs or pharmaceuticals. This is the tip of the iceberg.