A bill that broadens the Food and Drug Administration’s oversight over food safety, including the power to force recalls of tainted products, was an inevitable outgrowth of consumer demand and will benefit consumers and the food industry, a North Dakota State University professor said Tuesday.
NEW YORK – Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of liquid Tylenol, Motrin and other drugs for children and infants because of manufacturing deficiencies that may affect quality, purity or potency of the drugs, the Food and Drug Administration said Saturday.
Andria Cheng, McClatchy Newspapers
, May 02, 2010
Regulation of tobacco soon will be where it belongs: with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The fiction that nicotine is not a drug that should be regulated has been promoted by the big tobacco companies long enough. The failure of Congress to concede the obvious about tobacco and cigarettes has been a testament to Big Tobacco’s clout.
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