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Regulation: the case for global harmony

May 23, 2008 Regulation: the case for global harmony Greg Freiherr -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Congress is scared. It should be. In deference to a global economy, U.S. safety regulators have allowed in tainted pet food, medical supplies, toothpaste, and toys. Now Congress is getting tough. Unfortunately, it's planning a solution that has a much simpler fix. Legislators are considering legislation, the FDA Globalization Act of 2008, which would include new regulations requiring inspections of medical imaging equipment and other healthcare devices before they can be sold in this country. This would be an excellent idea, if only such new regulations were necessary. Effective and powerful regulation already has been developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

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