FDA Commissioner names EPA insider to agency’s top food safety post - Lex Blog

EPA’s James “Jim” Jones was named Wednesday as the first FDA Deputy Commissioner for Human Foods. 

In an expanded position, he will fill the voids left at the FDA by the February departure of Frank Yiannas, who was the Deputy Commission for the then Food Policy Office, and the May retirement of Susan Mayne, who headed the Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

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