Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 25, 1973 · Page 16
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16 Galesburg Register-Moff, Galesburg, Monday, June 25, 1973 Proposed Vitamin Controls Spur Protests to Congress WASHINGTON (UPI) - Con* gress has been deluged by an avalanche of mail in the past few months in response to a government attempt to place restrictions on the sale of Vitamins. As many as one million letters have poured into the offices of senators and representatives on the vitamin issue, most of them urging support for proposed legislation to force the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to abandon its plan to place restrictions on vitamins, minerals and other food supplements. Protecting Public The FDA has said its restrictions are aimed at protecting the public welfare. Opponents of the restrictions disagree, saying that if the new rules are put into effect many vitamin products may disappear from the market. There are several aspects to the FDA's proposal, but the one which seems to have triggered the most controversy says that any vitamin, food supplement or food containing more than 150 per cent of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of any vitamin shall be classified as a drug. Once so classified, such projects can continue to be sold over the counter the w\iy cough medicines and aspirin are now, but as drugs they would be subject to review by the FDA, which.can decide whether they should be put on a prescription basis of banned entirely. Only by Prescription, Vitamins A and D in doses over 150 per Cent of the RDA will be available only by prescription because, according to the FDA, high doses of those two can "cause serious harm." But A, D and all others will continue to be available in smaller doses, allowing anyone who desires, the FDA contends, to duplicate the impact of high- See 'Proposcd'- (Continued on Page 28) OJ. Johnson Co., Galesburg's Greatest Store Since 1862! 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