Warning Labels: Six More That Are Desperately Needed
So the U.S. Federal Drug Administration does nothing to monitor thefinancial conflicts of interest of researchers who run clinical trials on human test subjects;
can't adequately inspectforeign manufacturing plants
; and has allowed eggs and peanuts to become lethal fricking weapons. But if you thought the FDA's greatest strengths were issuing stern, inevitably ignored warning letters and/or waiting for people to die before ordering recalls....well, you're still right.
However, the FDA's next-greatest strength, thanks to new powers bestowed by Congress, is to slap really graphic warning labels on cigarette packs. Now all those kids who are constantly bombarded by tobacco commercials on TV and online won't be so easily suckered! Or something.
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But where will we be without Nanny to warn of us the dangers of other popular products? How will we know when or if it's safe to light our hair on fire? Is this year's best Christmas gift really Baby's First Taser? Who knows? Don't worry, little-minded little ones, Hair Balls is here to tell you how to live forever.
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