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FDA whistleblowers treated like skunks at a picnic

A lawsuit filed against the FDA for targeting whistleblowers reveals the extent to which the FDA goes to protect its secrets. In a strong letter to the FDA U.S. Senator Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) said whistleblowers are “often treated like skunks at a picnic”.

Health officials in the FDA know, unless they like being thrown under the bus for blowing the whistle, that the threat of persecution has created a climate of fear so profound that many would rather keep silent than face the shit storm that health officers fear should they go public. Read more