In just a couple of days, we will elect a new President of the United States of America. The new President will not only have to face international turmoil and a faltering economy, but also a breakdown of the regulatory system that oversees food and drug safety.
Simply put, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hasn’t been doing a very good job lately. In recent months we’ve had beef recalls because of mad cow and E. Coli contamination, a string of mysterious salmonella outbreaks, tainted shipments of drugs from China, and other drug recalls. Read more about the FDA's future