Congress now has the power to shake up the FDA

With the new Democratic-controlled Congress, how the FDA accomplishes enforcement will likely change, which may in turn effect the level of resources devoted to the investigation of qui tam complaint allegations. In June 2006, a government report was issued entitled “Prescription for Harm: The Decline in FDA Enforcement Activity”, as a result of the House Committee on Government Reform having commissioned an investigation to evaluate the FDA enforcement activities related to the pharmaceutical industry under the Bush administration. The Report did not present a well-oiled enforcement machine.

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