Should FDA's standards enforcement be blamed for drug shortages?

A House committee report blames FDA oversight for the current epidemic of drug shortages. Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, complains that warning letters increased as President Obama's team took over at the agency, shutting down production lines and triggering shortages. The shutdowns came at a time when drugs were repeatedly recalled for contamination, including floating particles and glass flakes. Report