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I'm going to Seattle in an hour to meet with Thomas Dorman, MD, Director of the Paracelsus Center http://www.paracelsusclinic.com/ See this clinic website, and especially click on the link re Paracelsus http://www.paracelsusclinic.com/paracelsus.asp and be INSPIRED by how this brave man overcame the elements of coersion of his era.
Also see this website of Dr.Dorman's http://www.dormanpub.com re his newsletter: "Fact, Fiction and Fraud in Modern Medicine" Please subscribe- this man is really trying hard to help us with our cause.
See the email I just sent to Dr.Dorman and several other alternative MDs who are helping us with this effort. We're trying to organize a catalytic program to be held in Seattle. The message below contains an Outline which details the extreme global importance of donating to the ANH lawsuit to overturn the EU Food Supplement Directive- documenting the mechanism by which the FDA has set the USA up to lose in a future WTO Trade Dispute.
One thing I forgot to mention in it is that Congressman Ron Paul has introduced a bill (HR4118 American Justice for American Citizens Act) that would make it illegal for Judges to base legal decisions on foreign court cases. See that at http://thomas.loc.gov
The fact that this is going on at all should tell you something. America no longer exists except on paper. We are already in a global totalitarian state and have zero protection under our laws which is why we have no choice but to help ANH with their lawsuit in the European Court of Justice. We CAN win, Brick Court Chambers is the only lawfirm to ever succeed in overturning an EU Directive- they established the case law for doing this and they feel that the EU Food Supplement Directive is blatantly illegal under EU law.
PLEASE READ THIS VERY CAREFULLY, PRINT IT OUT AND BRING IT TO YOUR ALTERNATIVE MD, YOUR LOCAL HEALTH FOOD STORE & PUT THEM IN TOUCH WITH IAHF- URGE THEM TO SIGN ONTO THE IAHF LIST AT http://www.iahf.com Please urge them to donate to the ANH lawsuit via http://www.alliance-natural-health.org Please---- forward this MASSIVELY- the life you save could be YOUR OWN.
Serafina Corsello, MD
Thomas Dorman, MD
Ward Dean, MD
Rebecca Carley, MD
Larry Plumlee, MD
Ralph Fucetola, JD http://www.vitaminlawyer.com
Richard Malter, PhD http://www.malterinstitute.com
Leanne Wylet, President, Patients for Alternative Medicine http://www.pfamhealth.net
Rob Verkerk, PhD, Exec Dir, Alliance for Natural Health http://www.alliance-natural-health.org
David Hinde, Solicitor, Legal Director, Alliance for Natural Health
Dear Dr.s Corsello, Dorman, Dean, Carley, and Plumlee:
The fate of millions of people LITERALLY rests in our hands right now. I am working with Leanne Wylet from Patients for Alternative Medicine, to organize a catalytic program in Seattle ASAP. We will get Dr. Rob Verkerk over from England to give a Power Point presentation about the global importance of the ANH lawsuit (the same presentation he did before the Joint International Committee of National Nutritional Foods Assn (NNFA) and American Herbal Products Assn (AHPA) only to be stabbed in the back by these Pharma Dominated Vitamin Trade Associations.
The Joint International Committee is chaired by Randy Dennin an employee of Pfizer. Dennin also Chairs IADSA (International Alliance of Dietary Supplement Associations) a UN NGO (Non Government Organization) which pretends to be defending the supplement industry's interests at Codex, while actually doing the diametric OPPOSITE.
We must sound an urgent alert to every alternative practitioner in the world and their patients, because for the most part we cannot count on the dietary supplement industry- its been far too heavily infiltrated by pharmaceutical interests via the trade associations. Multilevel companies have a group culture that frowns on the dissemination of political information because it scares off potential new distributors.
While we have not given up trying to reach some of the more innovative companies (which would be most heavily impacted) even many of THEM are sound asleep and we're rapidly running out of time.
Today I spoke with David Hinde, Solicitor, ANH's legal director in England for clarification on the time frame to raise the money for their lawyers.
They have filed with the court to get a court date which they haven't yet received, but WILL receive because they got a referral from the High Court of Justice in London.
If they were to get a court date tomorrow, we'd only have 2 months to raise all the money we'd need UP FRONT for the lawsuit ($400,000.) (We have no way of knowing when they will get the court date. They could get one in a few weeks, or in a few months- we have no way of knowing when, but from whenever ANH gets the court date, they have only 2 months to raise the full amount necessary to pay the law firm.
We're up against the wall to raise $50,000 YESTERDAY for the next leg of the ANH lawsuit, and I appreciate your assistance greatly. In the past week I've had conversations with all of you about the dire need for emergency donations to the Alliance for Natural Health (ANH) in the UK http://www.alliance-natural-health via their secure server.
On Wednesday I will be traveling to Dr.Dorman's office near Seattle for a lengthy discussion to follow up the discussion I had with him by phone.
Dr.Dorman used to work with Jonathan Wright, and I am hoping he can help me to wake Dr.Wright up because Wright is failing to grasp the time sensitivity of the situation before us despite my having met with him for two hours in his office last summer. Despite repeated efforts by Leanne Wylet and I to awaken Dr.Wright, he just isn't grasping what we've been trying to say and he has not been communicating with us directly, only via his secretary.
Yesterday I had a lengthy discussion with Dr.Corsello, and she urged me to put my information into a bullet point form to facilitate the creation of a schematic in order to make this complex situation easier for busy people with short attention spans to grasp. It is extremely difficult to do this because the situation is highly complex, but I have attempted do to so below in an OUTLINE in a Question and Answer format.
Dr.Corsello wants to help by communicating about this with some big guns like Whitaker and others, and I welcome all of your help in this way- it is my hope that we can work closely together. My past experience with Whitaker was that his head is buried deeply in the sand- he used to be a client of mine. Dr.Corsello envisions holding a seminar in Iowa at some time in the near future in order to have input from Senator Harkin on a range of issues- Codex & the EU Directive being among them.
I am hoping to put on a program in or near Seattle as soon as possible for the purpose of catalyzing more rapid national awareness of the global importance of ANH's lawsuit. Rob Verkerk, PhD, Exec Dir of ANH is in Ireland right now as a speaker before the Irish vitamin trade association which wants to help the cause. He hopes we can put together a catalytic program in Seattle- and we'd have him come over to present his superb Power Point Presentation about the ANH lawsuit and its importance.
I can document that the FDA has set the USA up to lose in a future WTO Trade Dispute on the Codex issue, and that the Congressional Oversight hearing I pushed for for 5 years was whitewashed on March 20, 2001. Despite witnessing crimes committed by Dr.Beth Yetley of the FDA at meetings of the UN's Codex Alimentarius Commission's Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses at meetings in Germany in 1996, and 1998- I was not allowed to testify at the whitewashed Oversight hearing, and neither were any of my witnesses. The FIX is in, and we can't get any help from Congress to address the threat. The ONLY CHANCE we have to defend consumer access to dietary supplements is by supporting ANH's lawsuit to overturn the EU Food Supplement Directive due to the political clout wielded by the EU at Codex.
OUTLINE WITH BULLET POINTS IN QUESTION AND ANSWER FORMAT TO HELP CONNECT THE DOTS:
WHY WE MUST GET $50,000 to ANH IMMEDIATELY
* (1) FDA HAS SET THE USA UP TO LOSE IN A FUTURE WTO TRADE DISPUTE IN ORDER TO SCUTTLE DSHEA
On March 17, 1997, acting FDA Commissioner Michael A. Friedman make a speech before the Senate Labor Committee in which he stated "FDA plans to amend its regulations and procedures for consideration of standards adopted by Codex. This action is being taken to provide for the systematic review of Codex standards in order to enhance consumer protection, promote international harmonization, and fulfill the obligations of the United States under international agreements."
See FDA/CFSAN Federal Register 62 FR 36243July 7, 1997 http://www.fda.gov/ola/1997/319.html speech of Michael A. Friedman (Section 6-
FDA and the Global Marketplace: International Harmonization )
* (2) Q: WHAT "INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS" IS FRIEDMAN REFERRING TO?
A: The Following Subsections of the GATT Trade Agreement-
later superceded by the World Trade Organization (Which has enforcement power)
- SPS AGREEMENT (Sanitary Phytosanitary Measures)
- TBT AGREEMENT (Technical Barriers to Trade)
- MUTUAL RECOGNITION AGREEMENT
(The WTO has enforcement powers which GATT lacked in the form of a new international (mickey mouse) "court" (The Dispute Settlement Body)
Every decision the DSB has made has gone against the environment, against the public health, against human rights, against labor rights, against all the intangibles that go into the make up of every democratic nation's laws, more details below....)
* (3) Q: IS THIS JUST JOHN HAMMELL SAYING THIS? ARE ANY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS & ORGANIZATIONS ALSO CONCERNED?
A: Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) and Peter De Fazio (D-OR) share Hammell's concerns: See the gif file of their letter to Congressman Dan Burton sent prior to the Codex Oversight hearing that was WHITEWASHED on March 20, 2001: http://www.iahf.com Click on the Spinning Globe on the front of the site to view.
Several organizations and heavy hitters in the dietary supplement industry also share my concerns including The National Health Federation http://www.thenhf.com
The American Holistic Health Association http://www.ahha.com The Life Extension Foundation http://www.lef.org Gary Null http://www.garynull.com The Alliance for Natural Health http://www.alliance-natural-health.org and numerous alternative medical organizations in Europe (see ANH's extensive support base at their website.)
Several members of Congress ordered Dr.Yetley (via her boss Dr.Moore) not to put a biased, unscientific paper on the table at Codex in '98 because it had not undergone a public review period, had been funded by pharmaceutical interests, had been condemned as unscientific by orthomolecular experts, and to use it at Codex would violate US law (The FDA Modernization Act of 1997 was amended to specifically exclude dietary supplements from harmonization language which would impact the whole REST of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (The statutes the FDA enforces.) I did the lobbying which resulted in this amendment.
These letters were sent to Yetley, via Moore by several members of Congress, but she ignored them completely:
http://www.iahf.com/codex/20000310.html and http://www.iahf.com/codex/letter2.html
I queried FDA attorney L.Robert Lake on the FDA's interpretation of my amendment. He provided a response which clearly indicates that the FDA fully intends to ignore the will of the people and the will of Congress on this issue by taking an artful interpretation of the language. (I caused the fax machines of the Senate Labor Committee to run out of paper and ink with a high volume of complaints about the bill language of the FDA Modernization Act's harmonization language that were sent in by an angry public which I alerted.
* (4) Q: HASN'T ANY MEMBER OF CONGRESS EVER INTRODUCED LEGISLATION TO TRY TO GET US OUT OF THE WTO?
IF SO- WHAT WAS THE OUTCOME?
A. Congressman Ron Paul attempted to get us out of the WTO by introducing House Joint Resolution 90 in 2000.. Title: Withdrawing the approval of the United States from the Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization The bill only had 9 cosponsors, and failed by a voice vote of 363- 56 on June 21, 2000 , illustrating just how corrupt Congress really is. [ http://thomas.loc.gov See 106th Congress, type in HJRes 90]
* (5) Q: CAN'T SOME MEMBER OF CONGRESS GET US OUT OF THIS MESS BY REINTRODUCING AND PASSING THIS SORT OF LEGISLATION?
SHOULDN'T WE BE WRITING TO CONGRESS? WHY DO WE HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO SUPPORT A LAWSUIT IN EUROPE?
A) The implementing legislation which got us into the WTO includes a rule that a bill intended to get us out of the WTO can only be introduced once every 5 years. That means no member of congress can even ATTEMPT to get us out of the WTO until 2005, but the outcome of a vote would not be any different because most members of congress receive PAC donations from multinational corporate interests who they don't wish to offend, and these interests don't WANT us to pull out of the WTO because it helps them to CIRCUMVENT the laws of any nation that interfere with their PROFITS. The only chance we have to monkeywrench the Pharma Cartel's takeover plans is via the ANH lawsuit to overturn the EU Food Supplement Directive, because the EU is the dominant poltical force at Codex.... more below......
B) A trade dispute against us would not be adjudicated in a US Court using our rules of evidence, it would be adjudicated in a new international court called the Dispute Settlement Body of the WTO, a star chamber proceeding that doesn't follow our rules of evidence. The DSB meets behind closed doors, and no private citizen ordinarily would have standing to appear before it (only if both conflicting parties agree, which has never happened yet and isn't likely to.) The USA would be "represented" in a trade dispute by an unelected bureaucrat from the FDA, in this case by either Dr.Beth Yetley (US Codex Rep for the US Delegation to the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Food for Special Dietary Use), or by Dr.Barbara Schneeman who was just named as Director of the FDA Office of Dietary Supplements, replacing Christine Lewis who just went from the FDA to the World Health Organization (which administers Codex.)
C) The Congressional Oversight hearing that I pushed for for 5 years on Codex was whitewashed on March 20 2001. I wasn't allowed to testify, none of my witnesses were allowed to testify, the only person who WAS allowed to testify lied under oath- the FIX IS IN, our only chance is to monkeywrench the Codex proceedings indirectly by overturning the EU Food Supplement Directive in Court- which CAN be done, it IS vulnerable- but we can ONLY do it if we can get ANH the money they need to pay Brick Court Chambers, the BEST lawfirm in Europe which is the ONLY firm that has ever succeeded in overturning an EU Directive.
KEY THING TO UNDERSTAND: THE FDA HAS SET THE USA UP TO LOSE IN A
FUTURE WTO TRADE DISPUTE- HERE IS HOW- & HERE IS WHY WE MUST SUPPORT ANH
C) Yetley and Schneeman have played key roles in setting the USA up to lose in a future WTO Trade Dispute by being instrumental in creating false definitions of vitamin safety, and under the SPS Agreement, the only way a nation can legally refuse to harmonize its domestic vitamin laws to an international Codex Standard is on a basis of Safety.
See SPS Agreement, Article 3, Paragraph 3 - in the context of Paragraphs 1-3:
1. To harmonize sanitary and phytosanitary measures on as wide a basis as possible, Members shall base their sanitary or phytosanitary measures on international standards, guidelines or recommendations, where they exist, except as otherwise provided for in this Agreement, and in particular in paragraph 3.
2. Sanitary or phytosanitary measures which conform to international standards, guidelines or recommendations shall be deemed to be necessary to protect human, animal or plant life or health, and presumed to be consistent with the relevant provisions of this Agreement and of GATT 1994.
3. Members may introduce or maintain sanitary or phytosanitary measures which result in a higher level of sanitary or phytosanitary protection than would be achieved by measures based on the relevant international standards, guidelines or recommendations, if there is a scientific justification, or as a consequence of the level of sanitary or phytosanitary protection a Member determines to be appropriate in accordance with the relevant provisions of paragraphs 1 through 8 of Article 5.(2) Notwithstanding the above, all measures which result in a level of sanitary or phytosanitary protection different from that which would be achieved by measures based on international standards, guidelines or recommendations shall not be inconsistent with any other provision of this Agreement.
[My note: which includes conformity with international law under Mutual Recognition Agreements- harmonization is occurring at every level- note effort to create the FTAA (Free Trade Area of the Americas) intended to harmonize all laws between Canada, the US, Mexico, Central and South America- see
http://www.ftaa-alca.org/alca_e.asp See Global Trade Watch division of Public Citizen http://www.citizen.org/trade/ See Photos from Demonstrations against the WTO which illustrate the New World Order Dictatorship: http://www.louisbeam.com/seattle.htm]
By falsely defining Supplement Safety, the FDA has set us up to have the rug pulled out from under us in the biased star chamber proceeding known as the World Trade Organizations "Dispute Settlement Body", and Congress allowed them to do this on March 20, 2001 when the Codex Vitamin Oversight hearing that I pushed for for 5 years was whitewashed.
[Questions for Yetley and L.Robert Lake, JD of the FDA at http://www.iahf.com click on the spinning globe on the front of the site, click to page 2 of Paul and Defazio's letter to Burton, click on links at the bottom of the second page, follow links within my questions to the SPS Agreement, etc., also see Global Trade Watch http://www.citizen.org/trade/, see Whose Trade Organization A Comprehensive Guide to the WTO by Lori Wallach, JD and Patrick Woodall http://www.citizen.org/publications/index.cfm?sectionID=107]
*(5) Q: WHAT EVIDENCE DO YOU HAVE THAT Dr.s YETLEY AND SCHNEEMAN OF THE FDA CAN'T BE TRUSTED? HOW HAVE THEY CREATED FALSE DEFINITIONS OF VITAMIN SAFETY IN ORDER TO SET US UP TO LOSE IN A FUTURE WTO TRADE DISPUTE? CAN YOU DEMONSTRATE EVIDENCE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND BIAS AGAINST DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS ON THEIR PART?
SHORT ANSWER WITH LONGER TO FOLLOW:
A. BACKGROUND I was kicked off the US Codex Delegation to the UN's Codex Alimentarius Commission prior to the meeting in Berlin in 2000 by Dr.Ed Scarbrough of the US Department of Agriculture on behalf of Dr.Yetley who requested my removal from the US Delegation. I was kicked off the Delegation for attempting to be a whistleblower to expose Yetley's illegal actions via a Congressional Oversight Hearing, and was also banned from any future participation in Codex meetings by Jurgen Kundke, the Press Officer of the German FDA (Bgvv) despite the fact that I am a licensed, credentialled member of the Press.
This happened because I attempted to videotape the Codex meeting of the Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses in Berlin in 2000. I videotaped the first half hour from the US Delegation in the upper deck of the conference room before the German Chair (Grossklaus) noticed, and forced me to stop. I digitized the portion of the footage where they forced me to stop taping and put it in the Media section at http://www.iahf.com because it proves the non-transparency of Codex meetings, which are really nothing more than a form of "High Drama" put on for public consumption intended to give the outward APPEARANCE of honesty, scientific integrity, and democracy. In reality, all decisions are made before the meeting even takes place, and the meetings violate every tenet of representative government on which our nation was based.
At Codex, the host country (Germany in this case of this committee on nutrition) wields inordinate power because they Chair the meeting. Rather than act as a Moderator, the Chair, (Grossklaus) has been acting more like a Judge- ignoring what actually takes place in the meeting while drafting the final meeting report, moving through the agenda in a way that best suits the interests of multinational drug companies which run Germany in order to block discussion on things they don't want discussed. Decisions are made by concensus- in essence its one country, one vote, regardless of the size of the country, with no regard to whether or not the country even manufactures dietary supplements or not. Germany is part of the EU. The EU will go from 15 to 25 nations in size prior to the upcoming Codex meeting in Bonn in November. The EU will dominate what goes on, via having 26 votes (the EU itself has one vote, plus 25 more for each member nation), plus the EU countries control approximately 30 other votes from former colonies in Africa, Central and South America.
B. SPECIFIC CRIMINAL ACTIONS COMMITTED BY YETLEY & THE FDA- SPECIFICS ON WHY YETLEY & SCHNEEMAN CAN'T BE TRUSTED- HOW THEY HAVE SET THE USA UP TO LOSE IN A WTO TRADE DISPUTE
YETLEY's ILLEGAL ACTION IN BONN- 1996
It is not legal for Dr.Yetley to take a position at Codex that is inconsistent with existing US law, however at the Codex meeting in Bonn, Germany in 1996, I witnessed her illegally second a Canadian motion to shift herbs out of Codex (where they're regulated as foods which is consistent with US law) over to the World Health Organization (where they're regulated as DRUGS which is NOT consistent with US law.) I wasn't the only one who saw this. Clinton and Bonnie Miller who were on the US Delegation with me also witnessed this illegal act, and it was recorded in the minutes of the meeting.
The circumstances of the situation were that Canada had made this motion at a previous Codex meeting, and I knew it would come up at the meeting in Bonn. So prior to the meeting, I did a lot of public speaking in Canada and generated a flood of opposition to the motion resulting in the Canadian Parliament being flooded with angry calls from consumers demanding that Canada back off from the negative list proposal for herbs.
Prior to the meeting, when I tried to call Dr.Margaret Cheney, the Canadian Delegate, she wasn't there, but I spoke with Ron Burke. I asked if Cheney intended to obey the will of the Canadian people or not at the meeting vis a vis this matter and back off from the negative list proposal for herbs.
Burke mocked my question, engaged in double talk that made it obvious that I could not expect an honest reaction from Cheney at the meeting. Sure enough, at the meeting, rather than obey the will of the Canadian people, Cheney attempted to SIDESTEP consumers by urging that herbs be shifted to a venue to which we have ZERO access (WHO), where herbs are considered "drugs". (This is consistent with CANADIAN law, but NOT with US law, hence the illegality of Yetley's seconding the motion.)
(Right after Cheney made the motion, which previously in the meeting she'd pretended to back away from), I could see the heads of the Swiss, German, French, and Italian delegates all swivel en masse and fix expectantly on one person in the room----- you guessed it------- Dr.Yetley of the US FDA rose as if on CUE to illegally second the motion, (without asking ANY of us on the US Delegation if we thought that was a good idea or not) (The US Delegation is allegedly a "democratic working group" but nothing could be further from the truth. Only government officials have their expenses paid to attend the meeting, all but blocking grass roots participation. Most members of Delegations are from multinational corporations that dictate what they want to the FDA's of the world which run the meeting.)
YETLEYS ILLEGAL ACTION IN BERLIN: 1998
Yetley put the National Academy of Sciences' unscientific paper titled A Risk Assessment Model for Establishing Upper Intake Levels for Nutrients on the table at Codex which falsely defines the safety of dietary supplements. This paper was funded by pharmaceutical interests- see http://iahf.com/nas/nutrisk.html
A rebuttal was published in the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine in 2000 by Richard Malter, PhD- see http://iahf.com/nas/nasrebut.html
See letters from Congress to Yetley via her boss at http://www.iahf.com/codex/20000310.html and http://www.iahf.com/codex/letter2.html which told her not to put this paper on the table at Codex- that it was illegal to. Although no specific reference was made to the harmonization section of the FDA Modernization Act of 1997 (which was specifically amended to remove dietary supplements from harmonization language which pertained to the whole REST of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act), this is what was being alluded to in the letter. I did the lobbying which resulted in this amendment to the FDA Modernization Act.
When I queried the FDA's legal counsel on this I received a response which shows that the FDA fully intends to ignore the will of the people and the will of Congress- and they'll probably get away with it because most Judges go only by the exact wording of a statute and make no effort to try to determine what the will of Congress actually was. (The language is ambiguous enough that the FDA has found a loophole they're sliding through.) (In getting the amendment that I got, I generated enough faxes to cause the Senate Labor Committees fax machines to run out of paper and ink, and they called me to ask what I wanted. Senator Kennedy was able to get the language of my amendment watered down on behalf of pharmaceutical interests to the point that FDA could slide through a loophole.
Alan Gaby, MD had an article published in the Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine in 2003 which further documents the scientific fraudulence of the National Academy of Sciences so called "Safe Upper Levels" which FDA has gotten Codex to adopt as the official means of establishing allowable potency levels for vitamins. See his article Safe Upper Levels for Nutritional Supplements: One Giant Step Backward http://www.iahf.com/20040127.html
The "Safe Upper Level" method of "determining allowable vitamin potency levels" is going to be in the finalized Codex standard as the means of determining allowable potency levels for vitamins and minerals.
See this re Schneeman:
Subject: SCHNEEMAN NAILED IN OUTRAGEOUS CONFLICT OF INTEREST: Moves from UC Davis- to FDA After Chairing NAS Committee to "Evaluate Safety of Dietary Supplements"
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IAHF continues to lead the way in exposing the outrageous Pharma effort to suppress consumer access to dietary supplements.
Dr.Barbara Schneeman was just hired by the FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements after chairing the committee that generated the highly biased paper titled
"Dietary Supplements: A Framework to Evaluate Safety" http://www4.nationalacademies.org/news.nsf/isbn/s0309091101?OpenDocument
Schneeman generated this paper while working at the University of California at Davis.
While there, she had a research grant totalling $39,942 from ILSI (International Life Sciences Institute) whose membership reads like a "Who's Who" of multinational drug companies (specifics below.)
I noted that Schneeman's predecessor at the FDA, Christine Lewis, has just accepted a position at the (so called) World Health Organization (WHO). WHO and FAO jointly administer the UN's Codex Alimentarius Commission, which is poised on the brink of forcing a grossly restrictive international trade standard for vitamins and minerals through to completion mirroring the draconian EU Food Supplement Directive.
Due to the congressional oversight hearing on Codex being whitewashed on March 20, 2001, the USA has been set up to lose in a future WTO Trade Dispute via which our vitamin laws will be forcibly harmonized to a mindless international standard which Schneeman is obviously involved in crafting on behalf of her pharmaceutical masters at ILSI.
Vitamin consumers wishing to avert international genocide should make urgently needed donations to the Alliance for Natural Health's lawsuit to overturn the EU Food Supplement Directive. Donations can be made via secure server on the ANH website at http://www.alliance-natural-health.org
Anyone who can assist me in getting the urgently needed assistance of Jonathan Wright, MD for the purpose of putting on a catalytic program of Speakers in Seattle to spearhead an information campaign on this issue before its too late should contact me immediately at 800-333-2553 N.America, 360-945-0352 World
We CAN overturn the EU Food Supplement directive, and monkeywrench the cartel's agenda. ANH has the best lawfirm in Europe in their corner- the only firm that has ever succeeded in overturning an EU Directive. The EU is the dominant political force at Codex. As goes the EU, so goes the world. The FTAA is intended to be a carbon copy of the EU Dictatorship in our hemisphere- via it the laws of Canada, US, Mexico, Central and South America are slated to be harmonized to the EU- see http://www.ftaa-alca.org/alca_e.asp
See UC Davis's response to my information request below, along with my detailed comments about the enormous pharmaceutical membership in ILSI-----
For additional help in connecting the dots on this issue, please read http://www.thehealthcrusader.com/pgs/article-0104-ban.shtml and
At 03:38 PM 4/14/04, Lynette Davis at UC Davis wrote:
Dear Mr. Hammell,
This is in response to your request for "a complete list of pharmaceutical companies who have provided grant money for any research conducted by Barbara Olds Schneeman, PhD during the course of her employment with UC Davis."
All individuals employed by the University of California who have principal responsibility for a research project if the project is to be funded or supported, in whole or in part, by a contract or grant (or other funds earmarked by the donor for a specific research project or for a specific researcher) from a for-profit nongovernmental entity must file a Form 700-U (previously 730-U), Statement of Economic Interest. Dr. Schneeman has six of these forms on file, one is for a research grant from the International Life Sciences Institute in the amount of $39,942 and the others are from the Dannon Institute (a total of $29,000 over the period of 2000-2003). While these are the only Statement of Economic Interest forms on file for Dr. Schneeman, the retention period for those forms is seven years so any forms older than seven years have not been maintained. A search in the database for all sponsored research projects for Dr. Schneeman, which lists projects as of July 1996, shows no funding from pharmaceutical companies.
If you have any questions or additional requests please let me know.
Information Practices Coordinator
Office of the Campus Counsel
Offices of the Chancellor and Provost
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8558
I have requested additional specifics about this ILSI Grant from UC Davis....
I note with interest that ILSI's membership includes a slew of multinational pharmaceutical companies, all attempting to advance their devious anti health agenda- in this case the suppression of consumer access to dietary supplements around the world http://www.ilsi.org/about/Assembly_of_Members.pdf
ILSI's member companies include Monsanto, Bayer, BASF, Wyeth, Boerhinger Ingleheim, Merck, Shering Plough- and numerous others ad nauseum. It is a shame that UC Davis associates with such parasitic entities because they have a "business with disease" and it is AGAINST their business interests for the people of this planet to be HEALTHY.
You might ALSO be interested to know that Dr.Schneeman has just LEFT UC Davis to work directly for the FDA, where she will be continuing her efforts to screw vitamin consumers from around the world.
This is indeed a very SAD state of affairs.
See the following articles http://www.thehealthcrusader.com/pgs/article-0104-ban.shtml http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2003/2003_preprint_eu_01.htm
I note that her predecessor at FDA has just left FDA to go work for the so called "World Health Organization." This is one big happy incestuos family. Schneeman is part of an effort orchestrated by the Pharma Cartel to create FALSE DEFINITIONS of dietary supplement safety to set the USA up to lose in a future WTO Trade Dispute. I had death threats because of an effort I made to get a congressional oversight hearing on this scam which I am still attempting to monkeywrench.
See FDA Press Release Below about Schneeman's new job now that she has just left UC Davis....
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2004
Media Inquiries: 301-436-2335
Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA
Dr. Barbara O. Schneeman Named To Lead FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Acting Commissioner, Dr. Lester M. Crawford, today announced that Dr. Barbara O. Schneeman has been named to lead the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's (CFSAN) Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements.
"Barbara comes to us with an extensive background in nutrition science that lines up perfectly with her new position, as leader of the Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling and Dietary Supplements," said Commissioner Crawford. "I look forward to her bringing to the Center the leadership and standard of excellence for which she is very well known."
Dr. Schneeman comes from the University of California , Davis , where she has served as a member of the faculty since 1976. For the last three years, she served as the Associate Vice Provost for University Outreach, in addition to holding a professional appointment in the Departments of Nutrition, Food Science and Technology and Internal Medicine in the School of Medicine . Prior to that, Dr. Schneeman completed an 18-month term as the Assistant Administrator for Nutrition in the Agricultural Research Service in the United States Department of Agriculture (1999-2000). She held many prestigious positions during her tenure at University of California, Davis, including: Dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and Director of Programs, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (1993-1999); Chairman, Department of Nutrition, (1988-1993); and Associate Dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (1985-1988).
Dr. Schneeman received her B.S. degree from the University of California, Davis, in food science and technology, and her Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California, Berkeley. She has many professional activities and honors to her credit, which include membership on the 1990 and 1995 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Committee, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the FDA Commissioner's Special Citation.
As the new ONPLDS director, Dr. Schneeman will oversee the development of policy and regulations for dietary supplements, nutrition labeling and food standards, infant formula and medical foods.
Dr. Schneeman replaces Dr. Christine Taylor, who accepted an assignment to head a special project on nutrition issues for the World Health Organization in November 2003. Dr. Schneeman will join FDA on May 3, 2004 .