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FDA bowed to industry for decades as alarms were sounded over talc...
https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-heal...
"...Since at least the 1970s, the regulatory agency downplayed health concerns about talc in powders and cosmetics, deferring again and again to manufacturers. Only now, as pressure mounts from lawsuits and a Reuters investigation, is the agency stepping up testing..."



Very good inside look at this latest industry problem with talc... and the failures of the FDA to properly regulate it.

This clearly, among many other examples, shows how it is impossible for industry to self regulate in any responsible way. Boeing is another key example.

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