Critique of FDA Whitewash of Starlink Corn Allergy Scandalreleased by Genetically Engineered Food Alert <www.gefoodalert.org>FDA’s StarLink Investigation Flawed:Hundreds of Allergy Reports Ignored, Questionable Test UsedSpecial Risks to Infants and Children Not Accounted For
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The Truth About Soy Infant Formula, A Toxic Cocktail
Infant formula is defined by law as a food for use by infants that simulates human milk or is suitable as a complete or partial substitute for human milk. During this period of rapid growth and development, nutrient requirements are greater than at any other time in […]
According to the Food and Drug Administration, a major drug research contractor has been found faking documents and manipulating samples. The firm, Cetero Research, has tested medicines for major drug companies that are now being forced to reevaluate their products in response to warnings issued by US regulators…
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The Thalidomide of the 90’s is Aspartame, otherwise known as Equal, Nutrasweet or Spoonful.
In May, 1992 an article in Flying Safety Magazine explained the dangers of this ubiquitous substance. Some people have triggered aspartame related disorders with doses as small as that carried in a single stick of chewing gum …
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US officials attempted to restore the reputation of the pharmaceutical industry by announcing plans to introduce an independent board, which aims to monitor the safety of drugs on the market.
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Representative Mike Kelly (R PA) blasted the outgoing Internal Revenue Commissioner in recent Congressional hearings. His words to IRS received cheers and applause. Take five minutes to listen to Representative Mike Kelly, take out the words IRS and insert FDA…and you know what? The exact same government agency doing “just about anything you want” applies […]
These are bad times for generic drug makers and their regulators. Three officials of the Food and Drug Administration have pleaded guilty to receiving bribes, and two generic drug companies have admitted to providing false data. …
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The Food and Drug Administration’s announcement last August that it would randomly retest 20 popular generic drugs now on the market, add $18 million for field operations and intensify company surveillance came on the heels of a year-long congressional investigation of the agency. The FDA was responding – some critics say too late – to […]
“…the agency’s senior management is more concerned with external appearance than rigorous science.” — Dr. Richard Horton, editor, The Lancet
The reputation of both the FDA and Merck lies in shambles today after evidence continues to surface that shows the FDA knowingly approved, promoted and refused to recall a dangerous drug that caused an untold number of […]
So Members of Congress and the press are working up another panic about the state of the Food and Drug Administration. The place is a mess all right, but as usual the most alarming news is receiving almost no attention.
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