Article removed after US complains it could help terroristsBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7505.1406-a (Published 16 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1406
- Owen Dyer
A paper written for Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has been pulled from publication after US government officials described it as a “road map for terrorists” wanting to contaminate the United States' milk supply with biological agents.
The paper, authored by Lawrence Wein, a professor and bioterrorism expert at Stanford University, pointed out security weaknesses in the milk distribution network. He recommended that the Food and Drug Administration tighten its guidelines …