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Overdose prevention, reduction in opioid and other substance use disorders (SUD), and effective treatment and support for those with SUD are key priorities for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and personally for me as Commissioner. Read more
Yesterday and today in Washington, D.C., the Reagan-Udall Foundation is facilitating a public meeting of its Independent Expert Panel on food.  The independent expert panel has been charged with evaluating the structure, leadership, authorities,…
Anyone who has heard Frank Yiannas speak has probably heard his “mango” story. It dates back to his time working for the world’s largest retailer and prior to joining the Food and Drug Administration in 2018 as deputy commissioner for food policy and…
During the COVID-19 pandemic, as healthcare systems sought ways to better prevent, treat and manage a previously unseen infection, rapid access to promising novel investigational therapies based on emerging scientific evidence from clinical trials was…
On Thursday the Reagan-Udall Foundation kicked off a two-day public meeting to solicit input on the big review of FDA’s foods program, and boy, did they get feedback. Read more
On September 21, a two-month independent evaluation of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco center commenced amid concern from tobacco control experts that calls to modernize the center were not being taken seriously. In an August 22 letter to the…
FDA’s Office of Patient Affairs hosts Patient Listening Sessions. These sessions are a resource for the medical product Centers to engage with patients and their advocates. Patient Listening Sessions are one of many ways the patient and advocacy…
The Reagan-Udall Foundation, the group tasked with reviewing the FDA’s food safety and tobacco programs, opened up a public portal for anonymous feedback on the FDA’s food safety program on Monday. Read more
For the past several months, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been working around the clock with our U.S. government partners, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to expand consumer…
The Reagan-Udall Foundation is looking to collect perspectives and experiences on the Food and Drug Administration’s human foods program through a new “Stakeholder Portal.” The Reagan-Udall Foundation’s independent expert panel has been charged with…