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Emord & Associates Honor Natural Product Industry Members

<p>Constitutional and administrative law firm Emord &amp; Associates P.C. honored several members of the natural products industry at the Sacred Fire of Liberty Gala last week.</p>

CAMBRIDGE, Md.—Constitutional and administrative law firm Emord & Associates P.C. honored several members of the natural products industry at the Sacred Fire of Liberty Gala last week.

The gala was held on the occasion of Emord & Associates’ 20th anniversary at the Cambridge Hayatt Regency.

Award categories and recipients are as follows:

Excellence in Nutrition Science Award: Dr. Sidney Stohs, Dr. Mary Enig, Dr. Melvyn Grovit, Dr. Adrianne Bendich, Dr. Charles B. Simone, Dr. Jeffrey Bland, Dr. Robert I-San Lin, Dr. Harry G. Preuss, Dr. Jeffrey Blumberg, Elwood Richard, Dr. Jeanne Drisko, Dr. Neal D. Barnard, Dr. Stanley Dudrick, Michael Stroka and Sally Fallon Morell

Excellence in Integrative Medicine Award: Dr. Martin P. Gallagher, Dr. Dennis J. Courtney, Dr. Jonathan V. Wright, Dr. Julian M. Whitaker, Dr. Warren Levin, Dr. Charles B. Simone, Dr. Aruna Bakhru, Dr. Edmund Chein, Dr. Stanley Dudrick, Dr. Melvyn Grovit, Dr. Robert Verkerk, Dr. Harry G. Preuss, Dr. Alan R. Gaby, Dr. Gina Cushman, Dr. David Perlmutter, Dr. Joya Schoen, Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra, Dr. Carolyn Dean, Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, Dr. Sidney Stohs, Dr. Neal D. Barnard, Dr. Jonathan Collin, Dr. John Abramson, Dr. Ronald D. Hoffman, Dr.Michael Schachter, Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. W. Lee Cowden, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. Peter R. Holyk, Dr. Garry Gordon, Dr. Russell Jaffe, Dr. Mayer Eisenstein, Dr. Hyla Cass, Dr. Allan Magaziner, Dr. Bruce Shelton, Dr. Sara Gottfried; and Dr. Robban Sica

Excellence in Medical Research Award: Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, Dr. Charles B. Simone, Dr. Charles B. Simone II, Dr. Nicole Simone, Dr. Neal D. Barnard, Dr. Harry G. Preuss, Dr. Alan R. Gaby, Bastyr University and the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine

First Amendment Hall of Fame Award: Durk Pearson, Sandy Shaw, Dr. Julian M. Whitaker, Dr. Joel D. Wallach, Ray Hamel, Peter Hamel, Gretchen DuBeau, Dr. Alexander Schauss and Dr. Richard Kleinberger

Free Speech Global Award: Dr. Robert Verkerk

Sacred Fire of Liberty Award: Donald E. Washkewicz, Paul F. Glenn, Hunter Lewis, NOW Foods, Berkley Bedell, William Faloon, Ben Suarez, Dr. Julian M. Whitaker, Julie Whitman Kline and Dr. Joseph Mercola

Freedom of Informed Choice Award: Alliance for Natural Health—USA, Alliance for Natural Health—International, Life Extension Foundation, Institute for Responsible Technology, Bert Schwitters, Citizens Council for Health Freedom, Campaign for Liberty, Dr. John Abramson, Sheila Matthews-Gallo, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mary Jo Siegel, Richard DeSylva, Dr. Jane Orient, Donna Navarro, Barbara Loe Fisher and Doris Wood

Excellence in Health Product Innovation Award: Dr. Mark Whitacre, Brian W. Shilhavy, Dr. Nicholas Perricone, Jerry Smith, Dr. Charles B. Simone, Dr. Patricia Bragg, Dr. Reginald McDaniel, Dr. Joel D. Wallach, Will Block, Dan Caudill, Dr. Luke Bucci, Corey Anderson, Janet Cherry, Frank Key, Scott Henderson, James Komorowski, Stan Soper, Durk Pearson, Sandy Shaw, Roland Jerch and Elwood Richard

Excellence in Health Journalism Award: James Gormley, William Skinner, Shane Starling, Robert Scott Bell, Dennis J. Courtney, John Rappoport, Bob Swientok, Frankie Boyer, Paul Rothfuss, Elaine Watson, Ron Waldman, Peter Starr, Vaishali, Dr. Ronald D. Hoffman, Deborah A. Ray, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra, Dr. Jonathan Collin, Joe Cosgrove, Dennis McCuistian William Faloon, and Dr. Neal D. Barnard

Voice of Liberty Award: Ted Anderson, Erskine, Mike Adams, Alex Jones, George Noory, Jeff Rense, John Stossel, Lars Larsen, Jerry Doyle, Robert Scott Bell, Deborah Ray and Sean Hannity

Fount of Freedom Award: Paul Walter, Wayne Barrett, Peter Schweizer, Kim R. Holmes, Jay Sekulow, Robert Oulds, Ramona Morrison, Rae Capitka and Cheryl K. Chumley.

In 2009, Emord & Associates sued the FDA over antioxidant and cancer reduction claims.

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