The FDA is one of those federal agencies that was formed with good intentions, but is now a tool of the powerful.
The concept is a noble one, that consumers should not be sold poisons or food that can harm them. The FDA was formed to protect people's rights.
But this agency has been corrupted, and now it is used to protect powerful business interests at the expense of the people.
This is one more symptom of the corruption and cronyism that is rampant in our government these days.
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