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August 12, 2016
Alere Inc., maker of faulty INRatio blood testing devices, said it has received a Justice Department subpoena for records related to the devices’ accuracy and “interactions with the FDA.”
July 13, 2016
The FDA said faulty INRatio blood testing devices had “minimal” impact on a clinical trial of blood thinner Xarelto that FDA head Robert Califf co-chaired.
July 13, 2016
Alere, maker of INRatio blood testing devices whose potentially fatal flaws POGO spotlighted, said it is taking the machines off the market.
October 20, 2015
Five years after approving the blood thinner Pradaxa without an antidote, the FDA approved an antidote and said it was “medically necessary” when bleeding “can’t be controlled."
Topics: Public Health and Science
February 28, 2014
On Wednesday, POGO's Angela Canterbury testified in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee on the wrongful surveillance of whistleblowers at the FDA.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.