FDA To Disclose Retailer Info For Certain Food Recalls, Consumer Advocate Hopes FDA Has Resources

September 26, 2018
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced an about-face for his agency on Wednesday (Sept. 26) by issuing a draft guidance stating FDA will systematically disclose the names of retailers selling recalled food in certain recall situations. Sarah Sorscher, deputy director of regulatory affairs for Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), applauded the move, saying until now the agency only periodically disclosed retailer information. However, the consumer advocate questioned whether FDA has the resources or the will to find retailer...

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