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** FILE ** The Food and Drug Administration has warned doctors that a second counterfeit version of the best-selling cancer drug Avastin has been found in the United States, packaged as Altuzan, the Turkish brand of the medication, which is not approved for use in the U.S. The agency said any packages or vials labeled with the lot number B6021 should be considered counterfeit. (AP Photo/U.S. Food and Drug Administration)

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**FILE** Mark McAfee (right), founder of Fresno, Calif.-based Organic Pastures Dairy, leads a Nov. 1, 2011, protest in front of the Food and Drug Administration headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., against the FDA's ban on interstate transport of raw milk. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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**FILE** Mark McAfee (right), founder of Fresno, Calif.-based Organic Pastures Dairy, leads a Nov. 1, 2011, protest in front of the Food and Drug Administration headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., against the FDA's ban on interstate transport of raw milk. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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A cigar smoker enjoys his selection at the Richmond shop. The FDA has said it plans to regulate cigars but hasn't revealed specifics. It could ban some flavors, require new health warnings, limit sizes or impose marketing restrictions.

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** FILE ** The Food and Drug Administration has warned doctors that a second counterfeit version of the best-selling cancer drug Avastin has been found in the United States, packaged as Altuzan, the Turkish brand of the medication, which is not approved for use in the U.S. The agency said any packages or vials labeled with the lot number B6021 should be considered counterfeit. (AP Photo/U.S. Food and Drug Administration)

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**FILE** Mark McAfee (right), founder of Fresno, Calif.-based Organic Pastures Dairy, leads a Nov. 1, 2011, protest in front of the Food and Drug Administration headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., against the FDA's ban on interstate transport of raw milk. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Dr. Margaret Hamburg is commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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A New York judge said in ruling on a petition seeking to relax FDA rules on the morning-after pill that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius could be added as a defendant. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks in the Oval Office before signing an executive order Monday directing the Food and Drug Administration to take steps to reduce drug shortages. From left are pharmacy manager Bonnie Frawley with Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, cancer patient Jay Cuetara from San Francisco and FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg. (Associated Press)

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Images provided by the Food and Drug Administration show two of nine new warning labels cigarette makers will have to use on packages by September 2012 if the FDA rules are not overturned. (Associated Press)

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Kathleen Martin-Weis, acting director of the FDA office of criminal investigations, and Peter Neronha, U.S. attorney for the district of Rhode Island, announce a $500 million settlement with Internet giant Google over Canadian drug advertisements on Aug. 24, 2011, in Providence, R.I. (Associated Press)

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Illustration: FDA and Avastin by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

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"It's delicious," says Liz Reitzig of Bowie, Md., about the fresh milk she just drank from Morgan the cow, who was milked at Upper Senate Park in Washington, D.C., on Monday, May 16, 2011 as part of a rally held by the organization Grassfed on the Hill to protest the sting operation the FDA conducted against Pennsylvania Amish dairy farmer Dann Allgyer and his private buying customers. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Leah Mack of Union Bridge, Md., walks Morgan the cow through Upper Senate Park in Washington, D.C., on Monday, May 16, 2011 so that she can milk the cow as part of a rally held by the organization Grassfed on the Hill to protest the sting operation the FDA conducted against Pennsylvania dairy farmer Dann Allgyer and his private buying customers. People were invited to drink fresh milk at the rally. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Jonathan Emord, attorney for the organization Grassfed on the Hill, speaks during a rally at Upper Senate Park in Washington, D.C., on Monday, May 16, 2011 to protest the sting operation the FDA conducted against Pennsylvania farmer Dann Allgyer and his private buying customers. The rally included samples of fresh milk, and Morgan the cow was also milked on site. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)