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The National Council Against Health Fraud

'The National Council Against Health Fraud is a private nonprofit, voluntary health agency that focuses upon health misinformation, fraud and quackery as public health problems.

Its funding is derived primarily from membership dues, newsletter subscriptions, and consumer information services. NCAHF's officers and board members serve without compensation. NCAHF unites consumers with health professionals, educators, researchers, attorneys, and others who believe that everyone has a stake in the quality of the health marketplace.

NCAHF's positions on consumer health issues are based upon principles of science that underlie consumer protection law. Required are: (1) adequate disclosure in labeling and other warranties to enable consumers to make proper choices; (2) premarketing proof of safety and efficacy for products and services that claim to prevent, alleviate, or cure any disease or disorder; and, (3) accountability for those who violate consumer laws.

See also: Pseudoscience, Skepticism, Alternative medicine

External links:

The National Council Against Health Fraud (http://www.ncahf.org/)



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