Because the special interests, the pharmaceuticals, have been trying to make the legislators and the politicians in Washington always go and regulate food supplements and the nutrition business. And every five years you see an attack like that.
Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 18, 2010
PMG Report: In Columbus for his annual "Arnold Sports Festival", Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was asked to comment on recent political developments that have threatened to impact the multi-billion dollar sports nutrition and supplementation industry. During a live telecast of the event, host Dan Solomon asked Schwarzenegger about Washington's involvement in the nutrition and supplementation industry.
The Governor responded, "Because the special interests, the pharmaceuticals, have been trying to make the legislators and the politicians in Washington always go and regulate food supplements and the nutrition business. And every five years you see an attack like that."
During the interview, carried live on the popular Bodybuilding.com website (and aired later on the "Pro Bodybuilding Weekly" radio program), Schwarzenegger tells Solomon, "It's all about who pushes harder and who screams the loudest. The squeaky wheels get the grease, that's the thing. So, when we saw Senator McCain going in that direction and align himself with the pharmaceuticals, the nutrition business in America has pushed back, big time. And now Senator Hatch came in and he's now working with McCain, and McCain already has announced that he's gonna step back from that bill to regulate the food supplements and he's gonna re-write it and he's gonna work with Senator Hatch, which is extraordinary. I'm very happy about this new development."
The former bodybuilding champion's comments were made on March 6th, during his "Arnold Sports Festival", an event that is promoted as the largest Multi-Sport Event in the Nation. Sylvester Stallone was also on hand to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Schwarzenegger.
Listen to Audio of Schwarzenegger's comments on Senator McCain's Dietary Suppement Bill: http://www.probodybuildingweekly.com/arnold10cut.mp3
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