Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) March 16, 2005
In just 18 months it may be impossible to buy a bottle of your favorite vitamins without a prescription from your doctor, according to a report in the March issue of Smart Publications' "Health & Wellness Update"Â.
According to Robert Jay Rowen, MD, author of the article "International War Against Health", when the U.S. became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), it agreed to act in accordance with the rules of the multilateral body. What that means is that the United States is legally obligated to make sure our laws do not conflict with WTO laws, says Rowen.
Consequently, The United States will have to abide by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (part of the World Health Organization), which has established these world guidelines:
1) dietary supplements sold over the counter must be limited to low or RDA dosage.
2) dietary supplements of high dosagesÂwhich are used as preventive or therapeutic purposes to fortify the immune system and stave off degenerative and chronic diseaseÂmust be obtained from a pharmacist with a prescription from your doctor.
Codex rules are already in effect in some European countries, where Vitamin C, for example, is limited to just 50 mg per dose, compared to our products of up to 1,000 mg or powders of several thousand mg per teaspoon.
To read Dr. Rowen's complete article, and to find out what you can do to protect your rights to buy nutritional supplements, visit Smart Publications at http://www.hfn-usa.com/articles/codex-pr.html. Or to request a free copy, call 1-800-980-8780.
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