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 TUC Radio 
 With Katherine Eban, author of “Bottle of Lies”, and Dr. Harry Lever
 Weekly Program
 Maria Gilardin  
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In the first of this two part program we heard that nearly 80 percent of the active ingredients of all brand-name and generic drugs as well as almost all antibiotics in the U.S. are made outside of the country without any effective oversight, mostly in China and India. There is growing evidence that many of these drugs can be ineffective at best or contain toxic ingredients.

Katherine Eban’s book: “Bottle of Lies” is the detective story - now in the hands of medical staff, FDA administrators and those who fight for disclosure and safer medicines.

This program opens with Katherine Eban’s story of Ranbaxy, whose pills, exported into the US and across the world, actually led to the deaths of patients. Nevertheless it took years to close them down.

Dr. Harry Lever, is a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic and a long-time and ongoing collaborator with Katherine Eban. On Jun 4, 2020, he spoke with Lisa Salberg about the safety and use of some generic drugs:

The book, Bottle of Lies, by Katherine Eban inspired many of these discussions and the investigative reporting, fact finding and reform movements.

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