Front page of the NYTimes today, a long article on Sen. Hatch’s involvement in protecting quackery from regulatory scrutiny. Read it HERE (may require login):
Support Is Mutual for Senator and Utah Industry
By ERIC LIPTON
Published: June 20, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY — A drive along mountain-lined Interstate 15 here shows why Senator Orrin G. Hatch is considered a hero in this region nicknamed the Silicon Valley of the nutritional supplement industry.
In the town of Lehi is the sprawling headquarters of Xango, where company officials praised Mr. Hatch, a Utah Republican, late last year for helping their exotic fruit juice business “operate without excessive intrusion” from Washington. ...