Acclaimed author and healthcare expert RE Warm Buddy recall: What’s next, my Hershey candy bar with almonds?

The Warm Buddy story continues to gain momentum as individuals from both the natural health and mainstream health product industry give a collective . . . HUH? Jeff Knott, who is the author of the seminal healthcare guide for everyday people “Navigating The HealthCare Maze,” threw his hat into the proverbial ring of opinion when … Continue reading

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Cocaine, Marijuana and . . . Rice?! What’s Next Frozen Peas?

I have to admit right off the bat that when NHPPA President Shawn Buckley related the current case  of The Warm Buddy Company which appears to be on a collision course with Health Canada over everyday table rice, my initial reaction was that there had to be more to the story. After all, table rice … Continue reading

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Criminalizing the Sale of Natural Health Products?

“Canada’s C-51 Law May Outlaw 60% of Natural Health Products; Big Pharma Pushing to Criminalize Supplements” Militant in tone, sensationalistic in advocacy and entertaining if not informative, NaturalNews.com headlines such as the one above can indeed grab your attention. But unlike the Orwellian society with an ever ominous, ever present big brother watching over our … Continue reading

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Complexity of Issues Regarding the Regulation of the Natural Health Product Industry Likely Tied to Basic Issues

This Wednesday’s segment of the PI Window on Business “Doing What Comes Naturally: Are Natural Health Products Being Held to a Higher Standard,” in which I interview NHPPA President Shawn Buckley regarding the controversial Bill C-6 that poses two potential threats to the industry’s survival in Canada, promises to be one of the most thought … Continue reading

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Is the framework for an Avro Arrow type demise of the Natural Health Products industry in Canada being laid by Bill C-6?

As part of the series on Natural Health Care products and the Bill C-6 controversy, today’s post delves a little deeper into the key elements of the growing debate. Referencing the letter from Minister Leona Aglukkaq to the Senators it would appear that she is against the amendments associated with Bill C-6 as said changes … Continue reading

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A DANGEROUS PRECEDENT – Bill C-6 – Lawyer Shawn Buckley Interview

“I also find it interesting that the drug companies themselves are remaining silent in what could very likely be a misuse and perhaps even abuse of their products.  Especially since a January 17th, 2008 Fox News article titled “FDA: Over-The Counter Cold Medicine Too Risky For Yong Children” reported that “Drug companies last October quit … Continue reading

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