As reported by the Wall Street Journal on 7/20/2009 - GAO: FDA Can't Determine Its Funding Needs "The Food and Drug Administration isn't able to reliably determine how much money it needs to regulate medical products because, among other things, its staff can't track all the adverse-event reports it handles, according to the Government Accountability Office."(click on the title to access the full article)
Which is the worse problem? Can't track adverse-event reports or Don't know how much my budget should be to do my job adequately. Either way it sounds like a train wreck in the making.