Michael Moores CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY in Action: The FDA’s Approval of Menaflex

Last week, just one week before the opening of Michael Moores new movie, Capitalism: A Love Story, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) admitted what has been known for a while that its approval of the Menaflex device in December 2008, came after intense political pressure from politicians made just months after they received significant campaign contributions from the manufacturer of Menaflex.

In issuing its approval, the FDA overrode the agency’s scientific reviewers who repeatedly and unanimously over many years decided that the device was unsafe because the device often failed, forcing patients to get another operation. This was … Read the rest