Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Growth of Risk

 Risk has grown exponentially in the world of food and drugs.   Today we probably have more food coming into the US from more places than ever before.  We have oil spills threatening the Gulf food supply.  We have more … Continue reading

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A Serial on Cereal – The FDA and the FTC

In May of last year, the Food and Drug Administration sent a Warning Letter to General Mills about a box of Cheerios.   The problem?  The FDA read the Cheerios box and didn't like what they saw when it came … Continue reading

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Growing Use of Video Related to Clinical Trials

For some time now, I've been an advocate for the use of video to complement work related to clinical trials.  There are a lot of reasons for that, many of which I've stated before.  Clinical trials are a bit of … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – 06/18/10

 Forgive me, it has been a while since we've gone out and had a round up of the week's news.  What can I say?  This is the Spring that totally got away from me.  Last week alone I sat in … Continue reading

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FDA Announces New Risk Information Resource – Tossed in Among Many

 In what had to be one of the most non-newsworthy headlines to come out of FDA in a long time, this week the agency announced "FDA to Communicate Safety Monitoring Activities to Consumers and Health Care Professionals" which naturally raises … Continue reading

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