13 May 2013 - United States - Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences - How To Make Effective Comments On The FDA’s New FSMA Regulations - Jones Day - The most sweeping changes to food regulation in decades are underway.
The Food and Drug Administration will conduct fewer food safety inspections this year because of the government sequester, commissioner Margaret Hamburg said Wednesday in an exclusive interview with USA TODAY.
By Ricardo Carvajal – FDA reportedly intends to extend the comment period on the preventive controls and produce safety proposed rules by an additional 120 days (the comment period was scheduled to expire on May 16). The extension was requested…
The health agency is operating in the current fiscal year (2013) with a budget that is roughly the same as in the previous year in spite of a request from the White House for about $253 million in additional food-related funds.