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Top 31 Websites (and Tweeters) on the FDA

If any part of your life includes trying to figure out how to work smarter with the FDA, this is for you.  Here’s our list of the top 40 31 online destinations on the FDA and some of the key industries it regulates.   We applied only one criteria to make it on this list:  free, up-to-date, and valuable content. Continue reading

Dec 2010 FDA Round-up: 5 Trending Topics

We live in a news-driven world, and sometimes it’s like drinking out of a firehose.  So, to save time, here were some of the key developments related to the FDA over the last month.

  1. FDA vs. no FDA. Commissioner Hamburg wrote an elaborate piece on Innovation, Regulation, and the FDA, essentially justifying the existence of the FDA.  Well-written and rich in lessons from history.  For better or worse, the FDA usually gets a big boost in funding and responsibilities every time there is a big health outbreak or crisis.  Only then is it politically tenable.  And only then do we not take for granted the safety of the products we put in our bodies.  Speaking of which, the Food Safety Modernization Act was passed, or was it?  Odds are it will be passed in the next week. Continue reading