Just How Independent is the FDA?

Research indicates that the FDA is paid directly by the pharmaceutical industry. This gives the pharmaceutical companies vast power and influence.

Just how does the pharmaceutical industry make inroads into the FDA. Where is the incestuous relationships conducted? How deep does the influence go?

The pharmaceutical industry’s influence gets exerted in various slippery ways that at first blush can be hard to discern. Basically in its simplest distillation they pay cash, lots of cash, for positive FDA reviews. In this way, they become the client of the FDA’s revenue stream, when, in reality, the public and the public’s health are the true clients.

The following videos will help illustrate some of the issues.

Truth About Drug Ads, Big Pharma & FDA

FDA Advisory & Big Pharma Conflicts of Interest, Psychology