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FDA now forcing supplement companies to censor consumer free speech on the internet

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:58
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The ever-expanding federal autocracy, which is filled with career government bureaucrats who have union-protected tenure and far too little congressional scrutiny, are slowly but steadily eroding every original intent contained in the Bill of Rights.
The most recent example comes in the form of a free-speech limiting effort by the Food and Drug Administration, which has used a truth-in-labeling regulation to create a “violation” out of whole cloth in what appears to be nothing more than an arbitrary, capricious and punitive action.

Hypocrisy at its finest

Hypocrisy at its finest

The FDA has recently issued warning letters to a pair of supplement companies whose “crime” was nothing more than having customer-related interactions via the Internet. From the Alliance for Natural Health:
Here is what triggered one of them: supplement company AMARC Enterprises “liked” a Facebook customer testimonial about how their product helped “keep cancer at bay.” FDA says this means AMARC made a disease claim. Note that the customer did not even say that the product cured cancer, just that it helped keep the customer free of cancer.
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