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FTC Notices of Penalty Offenses Concerning Claim Substantiation Issued to Almost 700 Health Product Companies

On April 13, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) sent Notices of Penalty Offenses Concerning Substantiation of Product Claims (“Substantiation Notice”) and Deceptive or Unfair Conduct around Endorsements and Testimonials (“Endorsement Notice”) (collectively “Notices”) to about 670 companies that market OTC drugs, homeopathic products, dietary supplements, and/or functional foods and that made claims about the efficacy or […]

FDA Changes Enforcement Policy for Homeopathic Drugs

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced it is withdrawing the Compliance Policy Guide (“CPG”) entitled, “Conditions Under Which Homeopathic Drugs May be Marketed,” which was issued in 1988 and describes the agency’s enforcement policy for such products.  The withdrawal is applicable today.  The FDA is implementing a risk-based enforcement policy in its place.  […]

PRESS RELEASE: Jonathan Emord Goes Round Two with the FDA on Electroshock Devices

For Immediate Release:  23 August 2017 Contact:  Dr. Linda Lagemann, Liaison to the Petitioners (415-640-7343)   Attorney Jonathan Emord and his co-counsel Kendrick Moxon have filed a Supplement to their Citizen Petition of August 2016, protesting the FDA’s Proposed Order to reclassify and make more readily available the Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Device used to give […]

Video Replay Available of George Washington’s Address at the Sacred Fire of Liberty Gala

Please go to this YouTube video web site ( )  for the extraordinary address by actor Dean Malissa playing George Washington at the Sacred Fire of Liberty Gala, September 6, 2014, at Cambridge, Maryland.  Using Washington’s own prophetic words, the address so powerfully given by Dean Malissa reveals the stark divide between the Constitution’s intended […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 9, 2014 CONTACT: Connie Wood (202-466-6937)   Cambridge, Maryland—On September 5 and 6, 2014, the constitutional and administrative law firm Emord & Associates, P.C. held a spectacular celebration and awards program at the Hyatt Regency Resort on the occasion of its 20th anniversary and in honor of George Washington.  The event […]

Emord Interview in Freedom From Choice to Appear on the Stossel Show

Tim Delmastro, the director and co-producer of Freedom From Choice, winner of the Best International Documentary award, will be interviewed tomorrow night on the Stossel Show about his feature-length film. Freedom From Choice investigates the loss of our liberties.  It asks whether our daily choices, from what we eat to what we read, are in […]

FDA Requests Nominations for Drug Compounding List

President Obama signed the Drug Quality and Security Act (“DQSA”) into law on November 27, 2013.  The DQSA contained provisions concerning the oversight of human drug compounding.   For instance, it removed provisions of section 503A of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (“FDCA”) that the U.S. Supreme Court previously held were unconstitutional, thereby ensuring […]

CMS Final Rule Benefits Qualified Nutritionists

On behalf of the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists (“CBNS”), Emord & Associates, P.C. submitted comments on proposed revisions to 42 C.F.R. § 482.28, which concerns food and dietetic services.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) agreed with CBNS’ comments and incorporated its suggestions into the final rule, 79 Fed. Reg. 27105 (May […]

Vermont GMO Labeling Bill is Constitutional Under the First Amendment

Last Wednesday, published an article written by Elaine Watson and entitled, “Vermont GMO labeling bill heads to governor’s desk. But can it withstand a First Amendment challenge?”  In that article, Watson notes how the bill, which requires GMO labeling for foods produced with genetic engineering and prohibits such foods from being labeled “natural,” has […]

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