• FDA axes study at Arkansas lab

    11 monthes ago - By Topix

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has permanently ended a nicotine addiction study at an Arkansas laboratory after four squirrel monkeys died there. An investigation of the FDA's National Center for Toxicological Research near Pine Bluff found that the remaining 20 or so squirrel monkeys there were "safe and being well cared for," but there was a "a generalized lack of adequate oversight" that could lead to future problems, said Scott Gottlieb, the agency's commissioner.
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