Alliance for a Stronger FDA

Opinion

By the Alliance for a Stronger FDA

The President is going to release his Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget request today (May 28, 2021).

In advance of receiving the President’s request, the Alliance for a Stronger FDA has urged Congress to provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with
Continue Reading Alliance urges funding review for FDA during the current budget negotiations

Acting FDA Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock spoke recently to the Alliance for a Stronger FDA with some assurances for the food safety side of her house.

The acting commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration brought up the issue herself, asking: “Is there a risk with COVID and all of
Continue Reading ‘Not on my watch’ says acting FDA commissioner about neglecting food safety

Opinion

 Editor’s note: The Alliance for a Stronger FDA recently offered this analysis of the Food and Drug Administration’s FY 2021 funding.

The current fiscal year (FY) 2021 Continuing Resolution runs through Dec. 11. So either (1) action on funding bills will be completed by that date, (2) another short
Continue Reading Continuing funding for FDA complicated by congressional options

The Alliance for a Stronger FDA — which unites consumers, patient groups and industry in advocating for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) funding — Wednesday thanked the U.S. House appropriators for moving legislation forward that would provide a significant funding increase for the FDA.

The added funds would enable FDA
Continue Reading House bill would boost FDA funding to more than $300 million

Editor’s note: This column includes information from an “Advocacy at a Glance” posting by the Alliance for a Stronger FDA and analysis and commentary by Steven Grossman, deputy executive director of the alliance, both republished here with permission.

President Donald Trump is proposing shifting $54 billion from domestic to defense
Continue Reading More money for military defense means less for food defense