Were it not for all the meetings about infant formula, FDA Commissioner Robert M.Califf’s schedule would look like those of his many predecessors, emphasizing drugs and medical devices.
After his narrow confirmation to serve a second stint as FDA Commissioner, the renowned cardiologist faced a food safety crisis when the

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Frank Yiannas, FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, came to the government in late 2018 from the corporate worlds of Disney and Walmart.

His official biography says Yiannas is “the principal advisor to the FDA Commissioner in the development and execution of policies related to food safety, including
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Like the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration keeps “public calendars” to document when its top officials meet with people outside the federal government.

The FDA’s top official for food is Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response. FDA calendars are not
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