A Better FDA? Why Not? « GxP Perspectives
A Better FDA? Why Not? [From the December 2011 GxP Perspectives Blog]
Is FDA necessary? Most people I know would say yes. We need a strong, independent, effective FDA. Does FDA need improvements? Again, most people I know can point to numerous issues that FDA could handle better. Today, in the Business Section of the New York Times, there is an article on why we need government and the benefits of better government. Yes, the article by Robert H. Frank is about the Tompkins County New York Department of Moter Vehicles, but he outlines some basic principles for better government. Like better use of technology to make government more efficient. FDA is making similar efforts regarding technology. That’s great and I encourage the development. Here are three other areas that I think that FDA can improve:
1. Consistent training for field investigators….
- Sen. Chuck Schumer Pressures the FDA on SPF Safety (bellasugar.com)
- The FDA Is Cracking Down on Cosmetics Claims (bellasugar.com)
- HCG Diet Slapped by FDA, FTC (fooducate.com)
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- Hangover Cure is Approved by the FDA Just in Time for Holiday Parties (thenewx1023.radio.com)
- Should the FDA Recall Yaz and Yasmin? (prweb.com)
- Obama FDA ‘forced’ to review BPA safety (junkscience.com)
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