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Suit claims FDA "censorship" on QHCs

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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FDA's rejection of certain qualified health claims linking selenium to cancer prevention violates a federal court ruling that mandates a First Amendment standard for reviewing QHCs, Jonathan Emord asserts. The Clifton, Va.-based attorney filed a 1complaint July 30 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of the Alliance for Natural Health U.S., the Coalition to End FDA and FTC Censorship, which Emord founded, and supplement businesspersons Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw. FDA recently approved a number of narrowly qualified, essentially unusable QHCs for selenium in response to an Emord citizen petition (2"The Tan Sheet" June 29, 2009). "FDA has denied consumers accurate representations of nutrition science," the complaint states
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