"The FDA told consumers who have Ranbaxy products at home not to worry or quit using them: Repeated testing hasn't found any contaminated products, just the threat of them if factory conditions don't improve.... The FDA knew that Ranbaxy had provided potentially fraudulent information but approved its products anyway."
It should be clear at this point that the "protectors" at the FDA are really nothing more than SALES AGENTS for CORPORATIONS.
"The Food and Drug Administration defended its assessment that bisphenol A - or BPA - is safe.... But, "there are a number of things people can do to lower their exposure." .... However, a study released yesterday by the Journal of the American Medical Association suggested a new concern about BPA."
Well, if is NOT TOXIC, then why need we LOWER OUR EXPOSURE, FDA?
Don't want any LAWSUITS against POISONING CORPORATIONS, do you?
Read 'em and weep, folks.
"US bars 30 generics from India drug giant" by Associated Press | September 17, 2008
WASHINGTON - The government closed US borders yesterday to more than 30 generic drugs - including popular antibiotics and cholesterol medicines - made by India's biggest pharmaceutical company, citing poor quality in two of its factories.
And because they are CHEAPER than the corporate brand (remember Canada?)!
The Food and Drug Administration's move doesn't end US sales by Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. Instead, it blocks imports of generic drugs - including generic versions of the antibiotic Cipro and cholesterol pill Zocor - as well as pharmaceutical ingredients made at the two suspect plants.
FDA inspections earlier this year found violations that could lead to contamination, allergic reactions, and other problems, and the company hasn't taken proper steps to correct them, said Deborah Autor, director of FDA's compliance office.
Also, the FDA said it won't approve any new products for sale by Ranbaxy until the manufacturing violations are corrected. India has become one of the world's leading suppliers of generic drugs, and concern about Ranbaxy has been growing since FDA inspectors first uncovered quality problems at one of its factories in 2006.
The FDA told consumers who have Ranbaxy products at home not to worry or quit using them: Repeated testing hasn't found any contaminated products, just the threat of them if factory conditions don't improve. Also, it would be hard for a patient to tell if drugs were made at one of Ranbaxy's factories that follows FDA rules or at the two in question, which are in Dewas and Paonta Sahib, India.
So now the FDA is keeping out CHEAP DRUGS WE NEED even though they have let TONS of BAD SHIT IN -- like the peppers, anybody forget that? That was NEVER SOLVED!!!
So what this is, dear readers, is PROTECTING BIG PHARMA, who -- I'm sure -- is going to be HIT during the UNWINDING ECONOMIC COLLAPSE!!! This is all about PROTECTING the PROFITS of BIG PHARMA!!!!
The showdown is separate from a continuing criminal investigation of whether Ranbaxy submitted fraudulent data to the FDA that allowed sale of substandard drugs. Ranbaxy has vigorously denied that allegation, calling it part of a conspiracy to undermine the company.
Yeah, like the U.S. poisoners never had fraudulent data back up a study!!!
A 2007 report found FDA inspectors haven't visited two-thirds of foreign drug manufacturers - and in July, members of Congress began probing whether the FDA knew that Ranbaxy had provided potentially fraudulent information but approved its products anyway.
And yet they single out a supplier of cheap drugs after APPROVING the stuff.
So WE KNOW WHAT THIS IS ($$$$) ABOUT!!!!
Because if the FDA cared about OUR HEALTH, they WOULD NOT TELL US THIS:
WASHINGTON - With scientists at odds over the safety of a chemical found in plastic baby bottles, metal cans, and other food packaging, consumers got minimal guidance yesterday about how to protect themselves.
At a scientific hearing, the Food and Drug Administration defended its assessment that bisphenol A - or BPA - is safe, even as the first major study of health effects in people linked it with possible risks for heart disease and diabetes. The debate could drag on for years.
"Right now, our tentative conclusion is that it's safe, so we're not recommending any change in habits," said Laura Tarantino, head of the FDA's office of food additive safety. But she acknowledged, "there are a number of things people can do to lower their exposure."
For example, consumers can avoid plastic containers imprinted with the recycling number "7," as many of those contain BPA. Or, said Tarantino, they can avoid warming food in such containers, as heat helps to release the chemical. More than 90 percent of Americans have traces of BPA in their bodies, but the FDA says the levels of exposure are too low to pose a health risk, even for infants and children.
However, a study released yesterday by the Journal of the American Medical Association suggested a new concern about BPA. Because of the possible public health implications, the results "deserve scientific follow-up," the study authors said. Using a health survey of nearly 1,500 adults, they found that those exposed to higher amounts of BPA were more likely to report having heart disease and diabetes.But the study is preliminary, far from proof that the chemical caused the health problems. Two Dartmouth College analyses of medical research said it raises questions but provides no answers about whether the ubiquitous chemical is harmful.
Yeah, of course not. As with autism, agent orange, DU poisoning, and all the rest, these governments, poisoners, and press will NEVER ADMIT the TRUTH!!
It would COST TOO MUCH -- not only in $$$, but in terms of POWER because the U.S. public would lynch these fuckers once they find out they are being KILLED by these bastards!!!!!!!