Inside the FDA: The Business and Politics Behind the Drugs We Take and the Food We Eat

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The forces that shape America's most powerful consumer agency Because of the importance of what it regulates, the FDA comes under tremendous political, industry, and consumer pressure. But the pressure goes far beyond the ordinary lobbying of Washington trade groups. Its mandate-one quarter of the national economy-brings the FDA into the middle of some of the most important and contentious issues of modern society. From "designer" babies and abortion to the price of prescription drugs and the role of government itself, ...

Inside the FDA: The Business and Politics Behind the Drugs We Take and the Food We Eat 2005, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780471610915

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