A proactive approach: how exactly we can defeat the European Food Supplements Directive They actually pulled it off. The protectors of drug company profits have were able to engineer a ban on vitamin supplements over the European Union. The European DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS Directive will go live August 1, and it will instantly criminalize merchants who dare to market products like supplement C in illegal dosages. The reversal of sanity is now complete. Prescription drugs that kill people stay not only legal, but promoted highly, while vitamins that heal people and stop disease are becoming criminalized.The pro-vaccine lobby did a phenomenal job of inciting fear among the American general public in a manner that happens to serve its passions: Concern with little children who might not have been vaccinated; concern with other parents who may make choices different from yours; fear of an illness that in the developed world is far less deadly than lightning strikes, wrote Bretigne Shaffer in a phenomenal piece for LewRockwell.com, coping with the latest measles outbreak specifically.