As co-founder of the law firm Swankin & Turner, Jim Turner has appeared before every major consumer regulatory agency, including the Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Consumer Product Safety Commission and Federal Trade Commission. He was lead attorney on a successful petition to the FDA that made the importation and use of acupuncture needles legal in 1996. Today, he is Chairman of the Board of Citizens for Health, closely watching and actively working on maintaining our present health standards of dietary supplement access and expanding them to influence the world standard.