The FDA and Enrofloxacin

FDA Denies Petition to Ban Certain Antibiotics

FDA Denies Petition to Ban Certain Antibiotics

To the dismay of consumer and sustainable agriculture advocates, the Food and Drug Administration rejected two petitions to ban certain antibiotics from being used in food animal production.

In its response to the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the FDA cited the withdrawal of diethylstilbestrol DES in 1979, which took a full seven years to complete, and the withdrawal of enrofloxacin in poultry, which took almost five years and cost FDA approximately $3.3 million. Read more : ” FDA Denies Petition to Ban Certain Antibiotics “.

How Drug Companies mislead Doctors and harm Patients

Edited extract from “Bad Pharma”

Pharmaceutical companies deliberately mislead doctors into prescribing useless and even harmful meds
The shocking truth about the drugs that doctors prescribe

Pharmaceutical companies deliberately mislead doctors into prescribing useless and even harmful meds ” which contains a long excerpt from Ben Goldacre‘s forthcoming book, Bad Pharma: How drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients

Where are the lessons learned from the DES drug tragedy?

Team DES Action USA

Non-profit consumer org providing health information for DES-exposed individuals

Mission

The mission of DES Action USA is to identify, educate, provide support to, and advocate for DES-exposed individuals as well as educate health care professionals.

Company Overview

DES Action USADES Action USA is the only national, non-profit organization for those who were exposed to DES. They provide education, and advocate for continued research into the health concerns of DES Mothers, DES Daughters, DES Sons and now DES Grandchildren. They have about 2,000 members and hope you consider joining to support their work. Those of us in the DES community must take care of ourselves because no one else will do it for us!

Description

An estimated 5-10 million Americans were exposed to the “anti-miscarriage” drug diethylstilbestrol (DES). It has tragically caused cancers, infertility and other health problems.

Contact info

Phone +1 800-337-9288
Email info@desaction.org
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Klout

DES Daughter on kloutKlout began with a very simple idea: Everyone has influence—the ability to drive action. Klout built on this idea to show anyone how he or she can influence the world and its future.

Not registered for Klout yet? Check it out! DES Daughter on Klout
Sign up today, analyze your network activity, engage via +Ks …

Moi, Stephanie

Moi, Stéphanie, Fille Distilbène is a French book written by a DES Daughter published in 2010.

Stephanie created a French Forum for DES exposed daughters ” Les Filles DES “.

See Stephanie’s book on Flickr and on Pinterest.
Watch Distilbène® videos on YouTube.

The lack of transatlantic communication

INSIGHT-In PIP implant Scandal

INSIGHT-In PIP implant scandal, a ragged safety net exposedThe lack of transatlantic communication is just one problem highlighted by the PIP Breast Implant scandal

Really? Nothing new then! … back in 1971 the FDA issued a warning about DES for pregnant women … in France Distilbene continued to be prescribed to pregnant women until 1977! … Now with the PIP scandal, France reacted 10 years after the FDA … !!!! This is just insane and shocking! When will they learn? Read the post ” INSIGHT-In PIP implant scandal, a ragged safety net exposed “.

Safe Chemicals Act

Congress takes a key first step to reform our toxic chemicals law for the first time in almost 40 years

Safe Chemicals Act passes in Senate committeeHistory was made last July as the Safe Chemicals Act was voted on for the first time in 36 years, and it passed in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. This Act should give the Environmental Protection Agency the tools it needs to keep dangerous chemicals out of our products.

Read the post ” Safe Chemicals Act passes in Senate committee “, mnn, July 25, 2012.

Heartbreaking story! Misdiagnosed Ectopic Pregnancy

Misdiagnosed Ectopic : Heartache for Moms

Baby Born Deformed After Misdiagnosed Ectopic PregnancyHeartbreaking story! ” Baby Born Deformed After Misdiagnosed Ectopic Pregnancy “. This tragedy doesn’t seem to be related to DES but we have to remember that DES Daughters have an elevated risk of ectopic pregnancy, up to three times the risk of unexposed women…

If you know that you have been exposed to DES and are trying for a baby, make sure you tell your doctor and demand proper DES pregnancy care and monitoring.

Read DES studies on fertility and pregnancy.

Milk: it does No-Body Good

Currently, dairy cattle are injected with rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone) which is banned in Europe and Canada but not in America

Milk: It Does No-Body GoodDid you know? In the 1950s the majority of dairy cattle were injected with diethylstilbestrol (DES). Currently, dairy cattle are injected with rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone) which is banned in Europe and Canada but not in America.

Read : Milk: It Does No-Body Good, it’s pretty bad, in fact,
patch, June 17, 2012.

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Women’s History Month Proclamation

DES and the White House

Women's History Month ProclamationJoin the team at DES Info in reminding the White House and President Obama that the DES Tragedy needs to be addressed and we are still awaiting an apology!
As long as governments don’t take responsibility and publicly acknowledge this tragedy not much will be done to provide proper care and fund research for the DES community…
It’s important to keep the pressure on and fight this battle on all levels.

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