Public Citizen: FDA Breast Implant Recall Request Too Little, Too Late

By David Roza / July 24, 2019 at 4:55 PM
Consumer advocacy group Public Citizen blasted FDA on Wednesday (July 24), saying the agency was too late in requesting breast implant manufacturer Allergan recall several of its textured breast implant models after new evidence emerged showing a direct link between the implants and a deadly form of lymphoma. Though FDA had previously hosted a public meeting to discuss breast implant-related health problems, and afterwards sought to increase awareness of implant-related risks, Sidney Wolfe, founder and senior adviser of Public Citizen’s...

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