Friday, March 7, 2014

Expo West 2014 Book Signings

Greetings, fellow Natural Products Industry members: 

Are you attending EXPO WEST this week?

Then I invite you to visit the Square One Publishers BOOTH #3356 on Friday or Saturday at 11:00 am to say "Hi!"

I will be signing autographs for my new book, Health at Gunpoint: The FDA’s Silent War Against Health Freedom.

WHAT: Book signings for James Gormley’s new book, Health at Gunpoint.

WHERE: Natural Products Expo West, Square One Publishers BOOTH #3356

WHEN
• Friday, March 7th, 11:00 am PST and Saturday, March 8th, 11:00 am PST.

You can order the book here.

I look forward to seeing many of my friends at the show!


Friday, December 21, 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!

My deepest thanks and very best wishes to all my colleagues in the natural products industry!!

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Friday, July 27, 2012

Health at Gunpoint: The FDA's Silent War Against Health-Freedom

By James J. Gormley
What forces and interests direct the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and why is this out-of-control law enforcement agency working so hard to take dietary supplements out of our hands?

These are the central questions explored in Health at Gunpoint: The FDA's Silent War Against Health Freedom, what I hope you will consider to be a groundbreaking book that brings into clear focus the silent war now being waged by the FDA against all of us: American consumers.

The FDA was established in 1906 to protect the U.S. public from misbranded and adulterated foods, drinks and drugs. While the original intent may have been honorable, over the years the execution of this mission has become tainted by lobbyists and money.

In Health at Gunpoint, I present a history of both the natural foods movement and of this over-reaching Federal agency and examine how the agency has changed over the years. I then look at the FDA's most controversial decisions and the troubling reasons behind them.

Why did the FDA try to shut down the supplements industry by getting most supplements classified as drugs? Why did the FDA drag its feet on folic acid fortification while thousands of babies were born with devastating birth defects? Why did the FDA try to get life stages (such as pregancy and aging) and normal discomforts (such as headaches) classified as diseases? Why are irradiated and genetically-altered food not labeled as such? Why does the FDA favor synthetic additives and dangerous drugs over natural ingredients and dietary supplements? Why did the FDA propose a guidance that would cripple the health food industry as we know it today?

Today, as in the past, the FDA is poised to make decisions that would have a major impact on the health of all Americans. Health at Gunpoint not only sheds light on what is happening, but also explains what you can do about it.

In many European countries, nutritional supplements are now available by prescription only. If you don’t think harmonization-friendly, anti-consumer, restrictions can be put in place here, you may be in for a rude awakening.

Health at Gunpoint will help prepare you for the coming fight.

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