One organic company, Nature’s Path, was so distressed by the news of a fox guarding the hen house, that it separated from the Organic Trade Association in protest.
Tag – conflict of interest
For many, the Federal Drug Administration is the final authority in certifying the safety of what we put in our mouths. But let’s remember the FDA is the agency that approved the questionable Aspartame. So, is that just an exception to an otherwise spotless record? According to a study published in “Milbank Quarterly,” financial interests affected the voting behavior of nearly 14 hundred FDA advisory committee members between 1997 and 2011.