USA Today Editorial Board June 17, 2008
Our view on drug safety: FDA vet tracks dog deaths, gets smeared in the process – Tale of ProHeart 6 raises questions about who calls the shots at agency.
"The most troubling aspect of this is the effect it will inevitably have on other FDA safety officers. After seeing what can happen when someone gathers evidence that a drug is unsafe, what safety officers wouldn't think twice about risking their careers by antagonizing powerful companies?
That's a terribly dangerous way to run a drug safety process that can ultimately mean life or death to animals and humans alike."