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So the FDA says that cloned meat is safe and this is making big news. Well, this isn’t much of a surprise, it’s unlikely that a clone would be unsafe (it’s a clone of a naturally healthy animal!). What sucks is the media’s take on this (and the government’s complicity in them getting it wrong).…

Get a friggin’ backbone, FDA

The NYTimes reports today on an upcoming HHS OIG (Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General) report among other things audited less than 1% of clinical trial testing sites. When they did show up it was usually after the trial was finished. The worst part of it is, when the inspectors did find…

I’ve been AWOL this week on SB; life, apparently, is not concerned with what is convienent for you. Anywho… The House on thursday passed the FDA reform bill (H.R. 3580) by a huge margin (405-7) and the Senate passed it last night by a voice vote. As an aside, Sen Burr (R-NC) placed a hold…

CPSC, Start Working Out!

Over at the Pump Handle, David Michaels has a post on how ineffectual the CPSC is. He makes the point that the CPSC is “toothless”, wimpy¬†and uses a NYTimes article that talks about the Magnetix case as an example of how the CPSC can’t get the job done. Although David does acknowledge how much of…