Letters

July 24, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: The contamination of the U.S. heparin supply has been linked by the FDA and other authorities to intentional adulteration during the manufacture of heparin in China. … The committee’s investigation indicates that the U.S. heparin supply is stressed, and could well be in shortage. China’s heparin market is experiencing its own pressures, and Smithfield Foods under Shuanghui control may be pressured to export its crude heparin product to China instead of supplying U.S. companies.
July 24, 2013 | Letter
Americans for Tax Reform AT&T Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
July 24, 2013 | Letter
Alliance of Specialty Medicine American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery American Academy of Family Physicians
July 22, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: In 2006, Congress authorized the creation of the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, to secure facilities with chemicals that ‘present high levels of security risk.” The program’s enacting statute directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue “regulations risk-based performance standards for security of chemical facilities and requiring vulnerability assessments and the developm
July 22, 2013 | Letter
American Public Power Association   Associated Builders and Contractors  
July 22, 2013 | Letter
Excerpt: We are writing to request additional information about the insurance premium increase consumers can expect in 2014 as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is implemented. We believe it is essential that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provide transparent pricing as soon as possible for the millions of Americans who will be impacted by this law. 

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