Guantánamo Bay Force-Feeding Petition Highlights FDA’s Role As Political Football
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
The petition from U.K.-based advocacy group Reprieve asking FDA to investigate Reglan manufacturer ANI Pharmaceuticals seems flimsy, but it illustrates how FDA’s long regulatory reach often gets it pulled into political fights.
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