Friday, 24 February 2012

Food And Drug Administration-Hundreds Of Thousands-Health Authorities-Breast Implant

Insight: FDA warned PIP on breast implant safety
Health Authorities-Drug Shortages-Skin Cancer-Cancer Drug
Plastic surgeon Boucq displays a silicone gel breast implant manufactured by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) in a clinic in Nice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As early as 2000, U.S. health authorities raised concerns about the French breast implant maker at the heart of a scandal affecting hundreds of thousands of women worldwide. That was almost ten years before the company came under scrutiny from European regulators. The Food and Drug Administration sent an investigator to inspect a plant run by the manufacturer, Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), at La Seyne Sur Mer in southeastern France in May 2000. ... read more..

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