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Patricide by the FDA on Homeopathy

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:07 pm
by homeopathylane
In 1938, Congress enacted the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure safer foods, drugs and cosmetics. The father of this Act, in large part, was homeopathic physician and Senator Royal Copeland, M.D., who made sure to write into the legislation a legal equivalency between allopathic and homeopathic medicine. He almost certainly never dreamed that his creation would one day turn upon and devour homeopathy. Yet, that is exactly what the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is attempting to do with its latest regulatory move against homeopathy.

Don’t You Dare Be Successful!
Back in the late 1980s, I worked in-house for a time as legal counsel for Wakunaga of America, Ltd. and Lake Pharmaceuticals, which had launched a very successful over-the-counter, anti-yeast-infection, homeopathic suppository for women that competed very favorably with the prescription allopathic products then on the market. It didn’t take long, though, before the FDA came knocking on the door, demanding that the product be removed from the market. All of the typical charges were hurled against this product that had harmed no one and benefited many: “It’s dangerous,” “It’s unapproved,” and “You cannot do this.” But what it all really came down to was what was quietly stated to me by one FDA agent when he admitted, :x If your client’s product had never been successful, then we never would have come after you.” :x ... y-the-fda/ Patricide by the FDA on Homeopathy