ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 1989
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.
(Baltimore, Maryland: Bettina Gregory) Govt. inspection of leading generic drugs reported; details given of government seizure of samples of drugs because some companies were faking safety tests. Congress investigation reported uncovering bribery of FDA (Food and Drug Administration) officials and other irregularities. [Representative Doug WALGREN - criticizes FDA.] Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan said planning to propose tougher legislature to police generic drug industry
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