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Whistleblower report on baby formula didn’t reach top FDA food safety official

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FDA Commissioner Robert Califf laid out a series of setbacks that slowed his agency's response by months. Califf testified before a House subcommittee probing the shortage. The shortage mostly stems from Abbott's Michigan plant, the largest in the U.S., which the FDA shut down in February.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Times of India

fda: FDA chief: Covid, mail mix-up delayed action on baby formula - Times of India

Rest of World News: WASHINGTON: The head of the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that efforts to investigate problems at a baby formula plant linked to the nat.

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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Washington Times

FDA chief: COVID, mail mix-up delayed action on baby formula

The head of the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that efforts to investigate problems at a baby formula plant linked to the nationwide shortage were slowed by COVID-19, scheduling conflicts and even a missing piece of mail.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

FDA chief to detail delays inspecting baby formula plant

The head of the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to tell lawmakers about events that led to a months-long gap before inspecting the plant at the center of a nationwide baby formula shortage

1 month ago·United States
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Associated Press News

FDA chief struggles to explain slow response on baby formula

The head of the Food and Drug Administration faced a congressional grilling over a months-long delay in inspecting the plant at the center of a nationwide baby formula shortage. FDA

1 month ago·United States
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The Washington Post

Whistleblower report on baby formula didn’t reach top FDA food safety official

Frank Yiannas, the FDA’s deputy commissioner for food policy and response, didn’t learn about a whistleblower complaint alleging safety issues at a baby formula plant until four months later, according to Yiannas and others knowledgeable about the case.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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The Hill

Top FDA official says he didn’t see whistleblower’s baby formula plant complaint for four months

A top official at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in an interview published Wednesday that he did not see a whistleblower’s complaint regarding Abbott baby formula until four months aft…

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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