FDA, CDC Under Fire For Response To E. Coli Outbreak; Gottlieb Pledges Greater Transparency

January 12, 2018
FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are under fire for an alleged lack of transparency with the public after the agencies declined to warn consumers that romaine lettuce may be the source of an E. coli outbreak. Blowback has also once again surfaced over FDA's food recall policies after the HHS Office of Inspector General released a final report in late December finding FDA “did not always have an efficient and effective food-recall process that ensured the...

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