Shut down the FDA, start over
Vera Sharav, at ahrp.org
, has posted a piece about an investigation headed by NYU Professor Charles Seife. Seife and his students probed the work of the FDA, the federal agency tasked with approving medical drugs for public use. Sharav: “FDA documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, revealed that the FDA has been concealing from the medical community and the public serious research misconduct; including fraud, deception, avoidable risks for human subjects – even deaths – that occurred in clinical trials [of medical drugs].” . . . In a stunning interview with Truthout’s Martha Rosenberg (7/29/12), former FDA drug reviewer, Ronald Kavanagh, exposed the FDA as a relentless criminal mafia protecting its client, Big Pharma, with a host of mob strategies: Read full article.