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Codex Crazy Monkeys

Codex Meeting location in Hamburg-Bergedorf, Germany By Scott C. Tips, NHF President & General Counsel At the beginning of this week December 5-9, 2016, the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) became the very thing that Codex Secretariat Tom Heilandt warned against in his opening speech there – “lazy monkeys.” For those unfamiliar with that term, it is loosely translated as “being lazy for no reason and not [...]

DONATE TO THE PEOPLE WHO PROTECT YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES

December 30th, 2016 Dear Supporters, To all of you who have faithfully donated in the past, I truly thank you. You have been the ones who have kept the National Health Federation alive and active on the World stage literally creating global policies. You are the ones helping to change for the better the health of 7 billion souls worldwide, most of whom live in lands you may never visit. Some people spend an entire [...]

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One Hundred Years Later, a Different Battle of the Somme

The Codex Alimentarius Commission Meets In Rome, June 27-July 1, 2016   By Scott C. Tips One hundred years ago to the day, on July 1, 1916, the British and French Armies went on the attack against the German Army on the Somme with high expectations. This was the Allied offensive that was to crack the German lines in Northern France and hopefully end the Great War. Within hours, minutes really, though, the offensive bogged [...]

FDA Issues Revised Draft New Dietary Ingredient Guidance for Supplements

Previously jubilant Industry not so jubilant as NHF’s predictions come true By Scott C. Tips, National health Federation President and General Counsel specializing in food and drug law 16 August 2016 I truly wish that I had been wrong. Four years ago I predicted in writing that the whole-food industry’s jubilance over the decision of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to revise the FDA’s Draft Guidance for Industry: Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient [...]

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NHF’s Report on Recent Codex Nutrition Committee Meeting In Germany

Six Years Later … The benefits of NHF’s hard stand on nutrition at Codex come home By Scott C. Tips © 2015 Scott C. Tips Bangladesh, NHF, and Swiss delegates speaking     When you and I were six years old, six years was literally a lifetime. As we all have grown older, each year has come to represent an increasingly smaller percentage of our lives and thus seems to pass more rapidly than when [...]

JOINT FAO/WHO FOOD STANDARDS PROGRAMME CODEX COMMITTEE ON NUTRITION AND FOODS FOR SPECIAL DIETARY USES

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NHF Leads in the Future of Health Freedom

The Need for Critical Thinking  By Katherine A. Carroll, Associate Editor, NTP Michio Kaku, in Physics of the Future, said, “Science is a double-edged sword; it creates as many problems as it solves, but always on a higher level.” When I reviewed his lengthy book[1] in 2012, I noted, “How can we shape our minds to embrace the constant of change and have the discernment ready to sort the profitable and helpful from the controlling, [...]

THE PASSAGE OF THE DARK ACT SHOWS THE ARROGANCE OF OUR POLITICIANS

NEWS RELEASE GMO Labeling Laws Ditched By Scott Tips, NHF President July 25, 2015   It’s this way in Europe, why not in America? (even if misspelled)     On July 23, 2015, the United States House of Representatives voted upon and passed (by a 275-150 majority) H.R. 1599, the so-called “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015,” otherwise known as the DARK Act. The DARK Act is a more accurate description of the [...]

HOT TIMES IN GENEVA

Or, How to Force More Drug Ill-Effects on Billions of People and Make Tons of Money By Scott C. Tips Most people would not think of Geneva, Switzerland as an uncomfortably hot city.  But each and every time I’ve been here, it has been. The city was so hot this most recent trip that I actually saw two trees fighting over a dog. Still, the reason for braving the heat here was a good and [...]

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THE FIGHT IS NOT OVER: PROTECT OUR VACCINE RIGHTS IN CALIFORNIA!

NEWS RELEASE By Scott C. Tips, NHF President  & General Counsel July 5, 2015 Now that California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law California Senate Bill 277 (the bill forcing the vaccination of every child who wishes to attend public or private school in California unless there is a “legitimate” medical reason otherwise), the National Health Federation (NHF) has been receiving many calls and emails, frantically demanding to know what is being done to [...]