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Posted by: Roushan Martens, 18 Aug 2009 11:06AM
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Government due to legislate to make vitamin supplements available only by prescription - petition

Hi there, please see below that was forwarded to me, and sign the petition if you want to preserve open access to supplements! Thanks ********************************************************************************************** Dear Friends, I know some of you will be familiar with this, for others you may not be aware of what parliament is about to do in your name. Codex Alimentairus is a law designed to hand over the control of natural remedies to the pharmaceutical giants. One more attempt to regulate us - with potentially dire consequences. Unless we take this last opportunity and act now we will not be able to buy vitamins or health/nutritional supplements without a doctor's prescription - they will be banned from 31st December 2009. You may think this can't happen, you may think why haven't I heard about this before. The reason is that there are vested interests, giant multinational pharmaceutical companies, and its not in their interest that you know about and oppose this. They and our lawmakers in Europe are banking on public apathy. Despite considerable pressure already exerted our government is still planning to implement this law - UNLESS THERE IS MASSIVE OPPOSITION IT WILL GO AHEAD. Like many health and safety matters this was started with good intentions, in 1962 by the United Nations, to establish international free trade foods but has become a major threat to our civil liberties and freedom of choice. As the song says: YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'VE GOT TILL ITS GONE Please, sign the petition to the Prime Minister . . It takes 10 seconds! This is for our health, and well-being and the health and well-being of our children. Please copy and paste the below link to your internet browser ... http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/Vitamins/ for more information google opposition to codex alimentarius or look on facebook and you'll see that the threat is very real and opposition is from people from all walks of life, in many countries
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