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Now - find others who share your concern. The American Holistic Health Association has compiled the list below to assist you in identifying advocacy organizations active in educating the general public about various health-related issues and/or working for needed legal and legislative actions to ensure individual rights and access.

AHHA does not make value judgments distinguishing these organizations or what they promote. You are responsible for investigating any information they offer.

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What Cause are you looking for?
COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS/NUTRITION
GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOODS
IMMUNIZATION
IRRADIATED FOODS
MERCURY-FREE DENTISTRY
ORGANIC PRODUCTS
RIGHTS - ANIMALS'
RIGHTS - PATIENTS'
RIGHTS - PHYSICIANS'/PRACTITIONERS'


What Advocacy Group are you looking for?
Friends of Animals
Humane Farming Association
International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology
National Health Federation
Natural Products Association
Organic Trade Association
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
The Alliance for Natural Health USA
The Center for Food Safety
Thinktwice Global Vaccine Institute


COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE


The Alliance for Natural Health USA
6931 Arlington Rd Ste 304
Bethesda, MD 20814
800-230-2762
www.anh-usa.org
Nonprofit
ANH-USA (formerly American Association for Health Freedom) lobbies Congress and sate legislatures, acts as a government watchdog, files comments on proposed rulings, and educates the public, press and other decision-makers.


DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS/NUTRITION


National Health Federation
PO Box 688
Monrovia, CA 91017
626-357-2181
contact-us@thenhf.com
www.thenhf.com
Nonprofit
Established in 1955, the NHF is an international nonprofit, consumer-education, health-freedom organization working to protect individuals' rights to consume healthy food, take supplements and use alternative therapies without government restrictions. The Federation is unique as being the only consumer health-freedom organization in the world to have official observer status at meetings of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the highest international body on food standards.


Natural Products Association
1773 T St NW
Washington, DC 20009
800-966-6632
natural@NPAinfo.org
www.NPAinfo.org
Nonprofit
NPA, founded in 1936, is the largest and oldest non-profit organization dedicated to the natural products industry, representing more than 10,000 retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors of natural products, including foods, supplements, and health/beauty aids. One national trade show and annual Washington DC Lobby Day.


Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
5100 Wisconsin Ave NW Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20016
202-686-2210
pcrm@pcrm.org
www.pcrm.org
Nonprofit
Promotes preventive medicine through programs such as federal nutrition policy reform and clinical research programs on diabetes, cancer, and other serious conditions. PCRM encourages higher standards for research ethics, opposing unethical human experiments and promoting alternatives to animal research and testing. Also promote non-animal methods in medical education.


GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOODS


The Center for Food Safety
660 Pennsylvania Ave SE Suite 302
Washington, DC 20003
202-547-9359
info@centerforfoodsafety.org
www.centerforfoodsafety.org
Nonprofit
Public interest food safety and environmental organization that utilizes legal actions, policy initiatives, grassroots organizing, public education and media outreach to curtail industrial agricultural production methods that harm aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Offices in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA. Member of GE Food Alert.


IMMUNIZATION


Thinktwice Global Vaccine Institute
PO Box 9638
Santa Fe, NM 87504
505-983-1856
global@thinktwice.com
www.thinktwice.com
For profit
Educational efforts informing the public about vaccination/immunization safety issues, non-mandation and natural alternatives. TGVI offers free uncensored vaccine information including support services, referrals, unbiased studies, and data uncovering media bias and medical propaganda. State laws, sample waiver forms, and books are also available.


IRRADIATED FOODS


The Center for Food Safety
660 Pennsylvania Ave SE Suite 302
Washington, DC 20003
202-547-9359
info@centerforfoodsafety.org
www.centerforfoodsafety.org
Nonprofit
Public interest food safety and environmental organization that utilizes legal actions, policy initiatives, grassroots organizing, public education and media outreach to curtail industrial agricultural production methods that harm aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Offices in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA. Member of GE Food Alert.


MERCURY-FREE DENTISTRY


International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology
8297 Champions Gate Blvd #193
Champions Gate, FL 33896
863-420-6373
info@iaomt.org
www.iaomt.org
Nonprofit
Scientifically investigate the bio-compatibility of materials and procedures used in dental therapy, including dental mercury, fluoridation, periodontal therapy, endodontic therapy and biological support. Particular emphasis on relationship between oral health and dental treatment and oral and systemic health. Present two scientific sessions annually. Members receive orientation through Clinical Practice Committee.


ORGANIC PRODUCTS


Organic Trade Association
28 Vernon St Ste 413
Brattleboro, VT 05301
802-275-3800
info@ota.com
www.ota.com
Nonprofit
Advocate national standards for organic products to protect consumers and the industry. Educates the media and consumers about organic agriculture and products. Extensive product and business listings at www.ota.com.


RIGHTS-ANIMALS'


Friends of Animals
777 Post Rd Ste 205
Darien, CT 06820
203-656-1522
info@friendsofanimals.org
www.friendsofanimals.org
Nonprofit
Educational and outreach activities for animal rights including veganism, anti-fur, anti-circus. FOA publishes Act'ionLine Magazine quarterly and posts advertisements in various publications and billboards in high traffic areas. Published the popular vegan cookbook Dining With Friends.


Humane Farming Association
PO Box 3577
San Rafael, CA 94912
415-485-1495
hfa@hfa.org
www.hfa.org/
Nonprofit
Educational focus to fight factory farming and protect farm animals. HFA investigates slaughterhouse atrocities, provides animals refuge in cruelty cases, and encourages law enforcement to press charges. Newsletter.


Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
5100 Wisconsin Ave NW Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20016
202-686-2210
pcrm@pcrm.org
www.pcrm.org
Nonprofit
Educational activities promoting good nutrition and ethical research standards. The New Four Food Groups is their innovative proposal for a federal nutrition policy that puts a new priority on health. PCRM publishes "Good Medicine" quarterly magazine for members.


The Center for Food Safety
660 Pennsylvania Ave SE Suite 302
Washington, DC 20003
202-547-9359
info@centerforfoodsafety.org
www.centerforfoodsafety.org
Nonprofit
Public interest food safety and environmental organization that utilizes legal actions, policy initiatives, grassroots organizing, public education and media outreach to curtail industrial agricultural production methods that harm aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Offices in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA. Member of GE Food Alert.


RIGHTS-PATIENTS'


National Health Federation
PO Box 688
Monrovia, CA 91017
626-357-2181
contact-us@thenhf.com
www.thenhf.com
Nonprofit
Established in 1955, the NHF is an international nonprofit, consumer-education, health-freedom organization working to protect individuals' rights to consume healthy food, take supplements and use alternative therapies without government restrictions. The Federation is unique as being the only consumer health-freedom organization in the world to have official observer status at meetings of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the highest international body on food standards.


The Alliance for Natural Health USA
6931 Arlington Rd Ste 304
Bethesda, MD 20814
800-230-2762
www.anh-usa.org
Nonprofit
ANH-USA (formerly American Association for Health Freedom) lobbies Congress and state legislatures, acts as a government watchdog, files comments on proposed rulings, and educates the public, press and other decision-makers.


Thinktwice Global Vaccine Institute
PO Box 9638
Santa Fe, NM 87504
505-983-1856
global@thinktwice.com
www.thinktwice.com
For profit
Educational efforts informing the public about vaccination/immunization safety issues, non-mandation and natural alternatives. TGVI offers free uncensored vaccine information including support services, referrals, unbiased studies, and data uncovering media bias and medical propaganda. State laws, sample waiver forms, and books are also available.


RIGHTS-PHYSICIANS'/ PRACTITIONERS'


The Alliance for Natural Health USA
6931 Arlington Rd Ste 304
Bethesda, MD 20814
800-230-2762
office@anh-usa.org
www.anh-usa.org
Nonprofit
ANH-USA (formerly American Association for Health Freedom) lobbies Congress and state legislatures, acts as a government watchdog, files comments on proposed rulings, and educates the public, press and other decision-makers.