Califf Says He Will Focus On Updating Food, Nutrition Standards At FDA

By Kelly Lienhard / January 13, 2022 at 2:35 PM
FDA Commissioner-nominee Robert Califf told lawmakers he would work on key food and nutrition issues, including modernizing standards of identity, providing additional regulatory flexibility and improving chronic health conditions caused by poor nutrition, if confirmed as the agency’s next chief. He didn’t, however, didn’t disclose his views on the hot-topic issue of how to label plant-based food. Califf addressed the food issues in written responses to questions submitted by Senate health committee Republicans Roger Marshall (KS) and Mike Braun (IN),...

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