Fair Labeling and Informed Consent Act 2007
In August of 2003, Australia passed legislation that
ensures consumers have the right to know when human embryos, human embryonic
stem cells or materials derived from embryos or stem cells are used in the
manufacture or testing of pharmaceuticals....
However, package insert revisions alone are not sufficient
since they are never given to patients unless the drug is new, therefore
revisions must be made to both the package insert and VIS....
At present, Federal Law under 42 USC, §300aa-26
requires vaccine recipients or legal guardians of children to receive
Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) published by the Centers for Disease
Control (CDC) prior to immunization for some, but not all vaccines. ...
physician’s right to informed consent or at least foreknowledge on the
source of the vaccine ingredients was duly violated, causing severe damage
to his own medical credibility and patient relationships. If the
product labeling had contained clear, accurate information, both he and his
patient would have had proper information to make a decision on the risks,
benefits and moral concerns.