” Gueriguian testified that Eli Lilly knew as early as 1998 that Zyprexa increased the risk of developing diabetes, but did not issue warnings about those effects until 2007… ‘Simply put, it’s putting profit over the concern of the consumer‘, Gueriguian said “.
” … It’s embarrassing for Lilly to say DES doesn’t cause breast cancer; that it’s all genetic… … It’s arrogant and insulting to people’s intelligence. We’re not going away. They can’t shut us up, so they’re going to have to deal with us. They will have to admit the truth. They need to accept responsibility. It’s not about the money for us, it’s about justice and recognition that those of us who have been affected by DES are hurt in a way people not affected by it don’t understand. ”
Chinese officials claim they have found traces of the banned drugs in shipments
” … China has been making noise about trace residue of ractopamine hydrochloride in pork imported from here. This is a drug to improve the ratio of lean meat to fat and is approved as a feed additive in our country but banned in China, the European Union and some other countries. It is sold by Elanco, the ag division of Eli Lilly, under the brand name Paylean ... ”
” … The United States has long been more tolerant of drugs and hormones as feed additives than most other countries, especially those in Europe. The current dispute mimics a long one we had with the European Union about residues of diethylstilbestrol and other growth-promoting hormones in U.S. beef exports… ”
Federal Judge Allows Lawsuit Against Anti-Miscarriage Drugs for Cancer Link
“Magistrate Judge Marianne B. Bowler denied the motion to dismiss made by the drug companies. The drug companies argued that the opinions of the women’s experts were not based on reliable science; the judge did not agree, and is allowing the case to move forward“ .