The political environment in DC couldn’t be better for Big Pharma. And it’s about to get worse, which is what worries Burg Simpson co-founder Michael S. Burg.
“Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the newly appointed commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, is so financially tied to Big Pharma that he could not possibly be a reliable watchdog,” Michael writes in Med City News this week. “With Gottlieb at the FDA helm, Big Pharma may be getting yet another boost to the detriment of hundreds of thousands of consumers seriously injured by pharmaceutical drugs every year.
Michael urges consumers to make sure their voices are heard and that big drug companies aren’t allowed to put profits ahead of safety.
Read more of Michael’s argument here.