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Tougher FDA regulation promised

The FDA’s new commissioner has vowed that the agency is going to be more aggressive and much faster in responding to enforcing the laws and regulations that govern the safety of drugs, medical devices, and much of the food supply. Over the recent few years, the FDA has faced a larger number of high profile recalls, including the pistachio recall, cookie dough recall, and peanut recall. The agency has also faced criticism for not responding quickly enough or doing enough to prevent the recalls.

To read more about the tougher regulation to come.