Yiannas: FDA’s Food Overhaul Plan ‘Falls Short’ Of What Agency Needs

By Lia DeGroot / March 29, 2023 at 5:00 PM
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf’s plan to appoint a deputy commissioner to oversee the agency’s soon-to-be-restructured food program “falls short,” as it fails to ensure that the person who holds the title has the authority they need to fully take charge of FDA’s food operations, Frank Yiannas, former FDA deputy commissioner for food policy and response, told Inside Health Policy Tuesday (March 28). Yiannas' remarks came after a congressional hearing during which the former FDA official more broadly criticized FDA’s...

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