Does the FDA Work for Big Pharma?

Almost one-fifth of FDA scientists say they “have been asked, for non-scientific reasons, to inappropriately exclude or alter technical information or their conclusions in a FDA scientific document,” according to a survey sponsored by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Major deficiencies have bee found in the FDA system for ensuring the safety of pharmaceutical products for Americans, according to a $1.8 million Institute of Medicine report.

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