A new organization dedicated to increasing FDA funding has launched. The Coalition for a stronger FDA describes itself as a broad and diverse coalition calling for a renewed public commitment to the Food and Drug Administration and its unique role in protecting American consumers and patients.
According to its website at http://www.fdacoalition.org, the Coalition “brings together patient groups, consumer advocates, public health organizations and innovative companies to work together to increase support for the FDA. For a list of member organizations, click here and scroll down. Among the members is nutritional supplement industry organization the Consumer Health Care Products Association
The goals? 1) making sure the FDA has sufficient resources to protect patients and consumers, and 2) maintaining and building public confidence and trust in the FDA.