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No Worries. I'm Sure Chinese Inspectors Can Handle Things On Their Own

 Halloween not scary enough for you? Check out this piece in today's WaPo about the FDA's pathetic--and increasingly underfunded--attempts to monitor foreign drug and drug ingredient makers. 

One thing that struck me as particularly absurd: In addition to being ill-advised from a consumer-safety standpoint, the differing standards (inspections every two years for U.S. companies vs. every eight to 12 years for foreign firms) seem wildly unfair to American manufacturers.

--Michelle Cottle