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Wallach Defeats FDA Censorship
Wallach is a patriot. He loves his country and the American Constitution. When he first discovered that the Food and Drug Administration routinely censors nutrient-disease information, even when the statements are demonstrably true, he was livid. He could not believe that over two hundred years after the Founding Fathers put the First Amendment in the Constitution as a way to end prior restraints on speech forever, agencies of the federal government were still involved in the business of censorship.
But it all made sense to him. The big pharmaceutical companies and all of conventional medicine had a lot to lose if people suddenly came to the realization that inexpensive nutrients could prevent or eliminate health concerns that they had been treating with costly drugs that often carried significant adverse side effects, not least of which is death.
Throughout his professional career, and increasingly as he interacted with leading figures in medical institutions, Wallach came to appreciate that modern medicine was essentially an appendage of pharmaceutical companies that had achieved monopoly status due to laws enacted by the federal government. Protected by the FDA, drug companies have been able to maintain a monopoly over therapeutic claims to the exclusion of all non-patented and natural therapies. For example, while FDA regularly approves drugs as treatments for disease even when its own medical reviewers object because the drugs are too toxic, the FDA forbids any statement from entering the market concerning the treatment effects of nurtients and foods.
That legal creation of a monopoly on therapeutic claims for the drug industry has led most physicians and most people to regard illness and not treatable except upon getting a prescription from a doctor for a drug. Since World War II, America has become the largest pill popping nation on earth and yet chronic illness still plagues the nation. Indeed, despite paying more for health care than people in any other country on earth, Americans lag behind almost all industrialized nations in longevity.