E&C Will Mark Up Bill That Would Let FDA Destroy Counterfeit Devices

By Beth Wang / July 14, 2020 at 5:53 PM
The House Energy & Commerce Committee on Wednesday (July 15) will mark up a bipartisan bill that would give FDA authority to seize and destroy counterfeit medical devices. The bill is one of 30 the committee will take up, according to a Tuesday (July 14) announcement from committee Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ). The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on FDA’s lack of authority over imported devices, especially because current law prevents the agency from destroying fake coronavirus tests that are...

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