Who regulates the regulators' sponsors?

August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/24/92, Vol. 113 Issue 8, p14
Reports that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Congress and industry officials last week, trying to cut the prescription-drug-approval process to 12 months, agreed to raise $75 million a year in user fees from drug companies to pay for 600 new examiners. Why consumer advocates dislike regulators' being dependent on the industry they regulate; Comment from Joseph Graedon, a pharmacologist and consumer advocate.


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