Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 14th, 2000
The US Food and Drug Administration "seems to have thrown caution to the wind and appears willing to endanger unborn babies," said the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen and well-known birth defects expert Dr. Godfrey Oakley of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
The petition urges FDA to rescind its January 2000 ruling allowing dietary supplements to sell as treatments for "ordinary" morning sickness and pregnancy-related leg swelling.
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