So what [Big Pharma has] done is they have seeded the FDA with their own people. … It’s their intention to make as much money as they can get away with. It’s all about greed. Stephen Spielberg, the deputy commissioner of the FDA. Where did he come from? He was one of the top vice presidents for pediatric development at Johnson & Johnson—one of the companies that I find very difficult because I read their report for their shareholders the other day… I’ve never seen such a long list of litigation against them and misconduct ever. [Spielberg] is then replaced by Leona Brenner-Gati, MD. And who is she? The new deputy commissioner for the FDA? She worked for Johnson & Johnson for 17 years in senior positions. They control the FDA, and that’s why all these problems we’ve had with these drugs is going on. You’ve got the foxes in the chicken coop, and you don’t have one fox, you’ve got a bunch of them.
The FDA, Big Pharma & Consumers: Time to Overhaul the Agency?
Published June 1, 2017 | Best in Video