Frauds and Quackery Affecting the Older Citizen: Hearings Before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Eighty-eighth Congress, First Session, Parts 1-3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1963 - Fraud - 516 pages
 

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Page 428 - US Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC, Vol I, 1968 including all subsequent revisions. (9) Mills, PA, "Variation of Florisil Activity: Simple Method for Measuring Adsorbent Capacity and its Use in Standardizing Florisil Columns," Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, Vol 51, 1968, p.
Page 50 - I was a member of the Council on Foods and Nutrition of the American Medical Association...
Page 501 - The Secretary may, by rule and regulation, prescribe the maximum fees which may be charged for services performed in connection with any claim before the Secretary under this title, and any agreement in violation of such rules and regulations shall be void.
Page 335 - Promoters of this theory also attack the use of chemical fertilizers, claiming they "poison" the land and the crops grown on it. They preach that the only salvation from these supposed evils is by so-called organic farming and by eating so-called "natural" foods and supplementing the diet with various special products. There is no scientific basis for the theory that crops grown on poor soil with the help of chemical fertilizers, are nutritionally inferior. Some soils have been so depleted that they...
Page 179 - When all the conditions, obligations, or other prerequisites to the receipt and retention of the "free" article of merchandise or service offered are not clearly and conspicuously set forth at the outset so as to leave no reasonable probability that the terms of the offer will be misunderstood; and, regardless of such disclosure...
Page 270 - ... because the coverage of the Meat Inspection Act is restricted to meat products moving across State lines. This incomplete coverage contributes to the diversion of unhealthy animals to processing channels where the products are uninspected and can, therefore, be a threat to human health. In short, existing laws in the food, drug, and cosmetic area are inadequate to assure the necessary protection the American consumer deserves. To overcome these serious statutory gaps, I recommend: (1) First,...
Page 281 - It shall be the duty of the special committee to conduct a continuing study of any and all matters pertaining to problems and opportunities of older people, including, but not limited to, problems and opportunities of maintaining health, of assuring adequate income, of finding employment, of engaging in productive and rewarding activity, of securing proper housing, and, when necessary, of obtaining care or assistance. No...
Page 250 - Service that any person is engaged in conducting a scheme or device for obtaining money or property through the mail by means of false representations, or is engaged in conducting a lottery, gift enterprise, or scheme for the distribution of money or of real or personal property, by lottery, chance, or drawing of any kind...
Page 117 - References: 1. Council on Foods and Nutrition: Vitamin Preparations as Dietary Supplements and as Therapeutic Agents.
Page 47 - ... Nutrition Nonsense.'' This exhibit deals with diet delusions and food fads. It also shows the value of the various food groups in good nutrition. The exhibit has a built-in tape recording of houseto-house food supplement salesmen's pitches taken from actual Government investigations. This exhibit has been shown 227 times from 1958 to 1962. A photograph of the exhibit is before you on the chart rack. I thank you on behalf of the American Medical Association for giving us the opportunity to express...

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