Sunday, February 26, 2012

FDA to regulate stem cells

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is attempting to regulate stem cell procedures at a Colorado clinic, stating that stem cells are “drugs” that fall under FDA jurisdiction

The FDA is making this claim even though the stem cells being used in the procedure come from the patient’s own body, which means they are essentially claiming that they can regulate a part of your body

In court documents, the FDA also stated that the procedure would adversely affect the market for out-of-state drugs that are approved by FDA

The FDA has a sordid history of attacking natural products and procedures that threaten to interfere with big business; knowledge is power -- the more you know the better you’ll be able to make informed health care decisions

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