Posts Tagged ‘FDA’

Reauthorization of Generic Drug User Fee Seen As A Win For Consumers

Starting in 2012, the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments helped increase the number of generic drug applications approved by the FDA. Having recently been reauthorized, the FDA looks forward to increasing the number of safe and affordable generic drugs available to American citizens…


Naturopathic Doctor Pleads Guilty to Using Misbranded Drug on Patients

A Port Angeles, WA area naturopathic physician pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce. Richard Marschall prescribed human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) to approximately 60 people for weight loss between February 2014 and February 2017.


FDA Regulation Keeps Both our Food and Medicines Safe

When policymakers talk about drug importation, they often make comparisons to importation of food. “If we can import produce safely,” they say, “don’t tell me we can’t import medicine.”

The truth is that importing food safely is difficult. The stakes are even higher when we import medicine: no one expects lettuce to cure cancer . . .