It’s time that the actions of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) speak for themselves and Americans began to question their own absorbent use and blind-loyalty to FDA approved drugs.
If not, you too may become a FDA statistic!
The FDA’s financial ties to “Big-Pharma” have caused millions of preventable deaths over the last 30 years.
In 1996-97 […]
WASHINGTON—While all imported meat and poultry products are visually inspected at the border and subject to microbial and chemical testing, 99 percent of imported seafood, produce, animal feeds, and grains pass through U.S. borders uninspected. According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, that’s because meat and poultry products are regulated by the […]
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Heparin, a blood thinning medication administered to hundreds of thousands of people every day, was at the center of a tainted drug scandal earlier this year. The raw ingredient used to make heparin, which is sourced from manufacturers in China, was found to be contaminated with a counterfeit ingredient. In many patients, tainted heparin caused […]
Two years before rising complaints erupted in public from LASIK patients with post-surgical vision problems, FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, on its own initiative, quietly removed a LASIK laser condition of approval that “[p]rospective patients, as soon as they express an interest in LASIK and prior to undergoing surgery, must receive from the […]
LASIK patient advocate and former FDA LASIK advisory panel patient representative Paula Cofer has sharply criticized an eight-page FDA letter that denied a citizen petition submitted by former CDER branch chief Morris Waxler seeking the market withdrawal of approved LASIK excimer lasers and a public health advisory on their continued use.
Writing to FDA Webview, Cofer says the letter states […]
Washington, DC: The new drug application for the antibiotic, Ketek, was rejected twice, in 2001 and 2003, before FDA management approved the drug on April 1, 2004, based on fraudulent studies, and over the objections of the agency’s own scientists. The approval of Ketek, marketed by Sanofi-Aventis, follows a pattern that has emerged since …
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It was only a matter of time before the broadening global pet food contamination scandal spread to human food. Now it has done so and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opened a criminal investigation after reports that more than 100 hogs were given contaminated food and later wound up on dinner tables…
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In April, 2005 the FDA removes Pfizer’s’ Bextra from store shelves. The company has bowed out to the FDA’s requests as the Pfizer painkiller Bextra has had mounting concerns centered on its increasing of heart attack risks.
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It’s gradually emerged in recent months that the Food and Drug Administration not only spied on its employees, but did so on a massive scale — collecting tens of thousands of employee emails to one another, as well as to journalists, members of Congress and congressional staff workers. The FDA also intercepted draft statements to […]