Food Drug & Devices – February 2010

I. Agency Developments Food safety and medical regulations highlight 2011 budget request The FDA requested $4.03 billion to promote and protect public health as part of the fiscal year (FY) 2011 budget – a 23 percent increase over the agency’s current $3.28 billion budget. According to the FDA, the budget request reflects the agency’s resolve […]

Food Drug & Devices – January 2010

I. Agency Developments FDA tobacco manufacturers documentation requirements   A draft guidance to assist tobacco product manufacturers and importers submit required documentation to the FDA has been published by the agency. The draft guidance titled “Tobacco Health Document Submission” provides information on who should submit documents and what should be included. The FDA had previously […]