The drugs don’t work: a modern medical scandal | Ben Goldacre

Drugs are tested by their manufacturers, in poorly designed trials, on hopelessly small numbers of weird, unrepresentative patients, and analysed using techniques that exaggerate the benefits. Photograph: Photograph: Getty Images. Digital manipulation: Phil Partridge for GNL Imaging

Friday 21 September 2012

The doctors prescribing the drugs don’t know they don’t do what they’re meant to. . . . → Read More: The drugs don’t work: a modern medical scandal | Ben Goldacre

"Harmonisation" of Nutritional Standards by Codex Alimentarius

1) Started in 1962 by UN, Imposed by WTO Sanctions

Codex Alimentarius was created in 1962 as a trade Commission by the UN to control the international trade of food. Its initial intentions may have been altruistic but it has been taken over by corporate interests, most notably the pharmaceutical, pesticide, biotechnology and chemical industries.

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