Segments From this episode
The Supreme Court takes up a case next week that could affect consumers' ability to sue drugmakers over claims that a medicine caused injury or death. At issue is whether the FDA can pre-empt state juries. Janet Babin explains.
Besides food scandals, there are lots of issues for Marketplace's Shanghai Bureau Chief Scott Tong to take on. Kai Ryssdal talks to him about reporting on China's complex economy and how the nation is dealing with the global economic crisis.
Marketplace Report for Friday, October 31, 2008