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FDA Warning Letters Fall on Trump’s Watch

Key clinical point: Warning letters sent by the Food and Drug Administration declined during the first 28 months of the Donald Trump administration.

Major finding: Warning letters fell from 1,532 during the 28 months until Jan. 20, 2017, to 1,033 during the 28 months after.

Study details: A review of public records from the Food and Drug Administration run by Science magazine.

Disclosures: Mr. Piller had no disclosures.


Piller C. Science. 2019 Jul 2. doi: 10.1126/science.aay5859.