Originally Posted by dobyblue
LOL, we're definitely not far off - the FDA allows fast-tracking of pharmaceutical products left, right and center while raiding Amish farms at 5am for selling raw milk.
Now they're going to set-up the potential to remove all natural supplements from the market that use ingredients that weren't in use before 1994 - http://www.naturalnews.com/032912_FD...pplements.html
Plasma is not dead, but the regulatory agencies in the US are doing their best to make sure you will be before your 65th birthday.
The motivation for the supplement changes is entirely company from big pharma, which hates the supplement industry with a passion. Heaven forbid non-patentable formulations should do anything for you and get in the way of their drugs. Lovaza is more or less Costco fish oil....
Sorry to go off topic, but the motivation for Energy Star is coming from a different place, even if it might ultimately harm plasma sales -- and so far it hasn't thanks to allowing plasma to pass muster using the "standard" modes.