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Secrecy surrounding the abortion pill

Posted in Abortion pill, Abortion Pill Collaborators and Investors, Abortion Pill Connections, Abortion Pill History, Buffett Foundation, China, DANCO, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Gynuity, Population Council, RU-486, Soros with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 19, 2020 by saynsumthn

The eugenics-founded Population Council initially brought the abortion pill into the U.S. and set up the pill’s for-profit manufacturer, Danco Laboratories, LLC – and today Danco’s location and many of its funders continue to be cloaked in secrecy. (Live Action News

The abortion pill was initially projected to reach $100 million in sales every year. (Live Action News

Manufacturer Secret:

  • “Because of the controversy surrounding mifepristone, the Population Council kept this distributor a secret throughout the process.” (May 2020, Columbia University journalists Lauren Mascarenhas and Abigail Brone) (Live Action News)
  • “I’ve never heard of a situation where, with the blessing of the F.D.A., you could keep the manufacturer of a drug secret.” (Lars Noah, an expert in drug law at the University of Florida, to NYTs) (Live Action News)

Secret Executives Investors:

  • “low profile” investors “politically motivated.” (NTYs 1999) (Live Action News
  • “Danco refuses to release the names of its executives and investors.(LA Times/2000) (Live Action News)
  • “Citing fear… Danco refuses to release the names of its executives and investors. The company even persuaded the Food and Drug Administration to keep secret the location of the factory where the abortion drug will be produced….(NY Daily News) (Live Action News
  • “The pill’s 11-year journey to the United States included a cloak-and-dagger scheme to hide the identities of participants…allegations of fraud, a dozen lawsuits, and a price tag of at least $50 million…. (NY Daily News) (Live Action News

Some Investors revealed: 

Secret Location:

  • FDA “took the unprecedented step of refusing to disclose the name or location of the manufacturer. (Washington Post) (Live Action News)
  • “Danco…persuaded the Food and Drug Administration to keep secret the location of the factory where the abortion drug will be produced…. The FDA acceded to Danco’s request that the name of its manufacturer be kept secret — and even shielded the names of the FDA researchers who had overseen the pill’s approval.” (LA Times/2000) (Live Action News)

Location revealed – last known is China:

  • 2000: “Officials in China confirmed… that the Shanghai-based Hua Lian Pharmaceutical Co. will make the raw compound for RU-486….” (CBS) “one of several Chinese manufacturing plants that currently produce RU-486,” (WSJ).(Live Action News)
  • “RU-486 isn’t just another Chinese-made gadget for export, but an instrument in carrying out Beijing’s one-child policy.” (WSJ 2000) (Live Action News)
  • In 2008, Hua Lian distributed contaminated leukemia drugs that paralyzed at least 200 Chinese cancer patients, according to a report published in the New York Times. (Live Action News)
  • Today, Danco’s manufacturing locations remain elusive despite the fact that these dangerous drugs are now potentially being mailed to children as young as 10 in clinical trials.(Live Action News)
  • Today, FDA will not confirm manufacturing location.
Abortion pill made in China

Chinese to make abortion pill (Image: Washington Post 2000)

FDA Collaboration: 

  • “Danco…persuaded the Food and Drug Administration to keep secret the location of the factory where the abortion drug will be produced…. The FDA acceded to Danco’s request that the name of its manufacturer be kept secret — and even shielded the names of the FDA researchers who had overseen the pill’s approval.” (LA Times/2000) (Live Action News) and (Orlando Sentinel) (Live Action News)
  • “In a strange twist, the FDA acceded to Danco’s request that the name of its manufacturer be kept secret — and even shielded the names of the FDA researchers who had overseen the pill’s approval.” (NY Daily News) (Live Action News
  • “By the summer of 1996, the time had come for an FDA advisory committee to meet and decide whether to recommend mifepristone for marketing in the U.S….Advisory committees don’t make the final decision,” adding that the Population Council “knew that securing a recommendation all but guaranteed eventual FDA approval.” (May 2020, Columbia University journalists Lauren Mascarenhas and Abigail Brone) (Live Action News)
  • “In return for working with the drug, companies wanted confidentiality. The FDA and the Population Council, in an unusual move, agreed to provide the desired secrecy.” (Author Julie A. Hogan) (Live Action News)
  • FDA “broke with precedent by not publishing the names of the experts who reviewed RU-486 for the agency,” (Washington Post/2000) (Live Action News) (Live Action News)
  • Names of the FDA staff involved with approving the abortion pill have never been released. (May 2020, Columbia University journalists Lauren Mascarenhas and Abigail Brone) (Live Action News)
  • FDA’s senior medical reviewer, who “chose to remain anonymous” admitted, “It’s definitely not standard. It’s not routine, you can look up almost every other drug that I was the primary medical officer for and my name would appear right there on the review.” (May 2020, Columbia University journalists Lauren Mascarenhas and Abigail Brone) (Live Action News) “His name is listed on at least eight other FDA drug reviews. But no staff names are listed on the review of mifepristone.”