According to the Associated Press, "The Food and Drug Administration announced proposed rules Thursday to reduce potential conflicts of interest among outside experts who advise the government on approval of drugs and other regulated products. The experts would have to disclose any financial ties to the industry under review."
Rather than being treated as experts, AdComm members will now be treated as suspected felons. Not only will they have to fill out a form disclosing the potential conflicts -- but now they must also explain why they should still be able to advise the agency.
What's next? Fingerprinting?