Time magazine gets burned

Something is similar to something else. It’s not similar as something else.

It’s also smoother to keep “similar” and “to” together in your sentence — like this:

“It relies on criteria similar to the FDA’s.”

Oh yeah. It’s FDA’s, not FDA, because we’re comparing this criteria to their criteria — we’re not comparing this criteria to the FDA itself.

Alice Park is a fine writer. I think she was just in a hurry to get to the beach that day.

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