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New Bill Seeks to Arm FDA with Drug Recall Power

Posted on Aug 23, 2010 in Health & Wellness

by Olga Deshchenko A newly proposed bill intends to empower the Food and Drug Administration with the authority to recall potentially dangerous drugs. The Drug Safety and Accountability Act of 2010 was introduced by Colorado Senator Michael Bennet this week. Currently, the FDA can issue warnings about safety concerns of a certain drug and then recommend that the manufacturer initiate a recall. If the bill passes, the regulatory agency will have the power to recall drugs it considers to be dangerous.  “Making sure pharmaceutical drugs meet the highest standards for safety and quality is...

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