New York Times: New Jersey Congressmen pushed FDA to overrule scientists to aid donors

Today's must-read story comes from the New York Times, which reports that after scientists for the Food and Drug Administration

Today's must-read story comes from the New York Times, which reports that after scientists for the Food and Drug Administration ruled that a medical device was unsafe and often failed, U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez, and U.S. Reps. Frank Pallone and Steven Rothman successfully exerted pressure on the FDA to change their decision. The manufacturer of Menaflex, a patch for injured knees, ReGen Biologics, Inc., made what the Times called "significant" contributions to their campaigns a few months before they intervened with the FDA.

New York Times: New Jersey Congressmen pushed FDA to overrule scientists to aid donors