FDA Inspections Council Will Lay Multi-Year Inspection, Data Reform Plan

By Beth Wang / May 19, 2021 at 2:11 PM
FDA plans to set up an inspections council tasked with developing a multi-year strategic plan to optimize the agency’s inspection program and update data infrastructure, Judy McMeekin, FDA associate commissioner for regulatory affairs, announced Wednesday (May 19). The initiative, dubbed the FDA Inspectional Activities Council, or FIAC, will facilitate consistent use of inspection tools and technologies and provide additional flexibility for the agency to increase its use of data-driven, risk-based oversight modeling, McMeekin said during the Food and Drug Law...

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