Gregory Conko

Gregory Conko is a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

FDA’s Bad Medicine


President Barack Obama promised to shake up the Food and Drug Administration, so it’s no surprise that his new FDA leadership team has made bold moves. Deputy Commissioner Joshua Sharfstein, who led the agency until Commissioner Margaret Hamburg was approved by the Senate on May 18, announced his presence with authority. In his first two […]

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Risky Business


Senator Ted Kennedy returned to the Capitol recently following successful surgery to remove a tumor from his brain. Soon, he’ll begin radiation and chemotherapy treatments to help make sure the tumor doesn’t return. We wish the Senator well, and hope that his experience serves as a learning moment for him and his congressional colleagues. After […]

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Where’s the Beef?


It’s not often that American food companies join hands with environmental and consumer activists to call for greater government control over the nation’s food supply. But that’s just what happened last week after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded that meat and milk from cloned cows, pigs, and goats are safe for consumers. Despite […]

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