Category Archives: FDA Image

Interesting FDA Facts and Figures from Commissioner Hamburg’s Testimony on Budget

On February 29, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg delivered FDA’s budget request in testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA and Related Agencies.  FDA is of course a very large agency with varied responsibilities … Continue reading

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FDA Launches New Look for the Website, Starts a New Blog

Santa’s elves made us some new toys!  Either that for the FDA got busy on their own by (1) launching a new look to the Website (thankfully) and (2) starting a new blog called FDA Voice. First things first – … Continue reading

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FDA Needs to Be Clear About Social Media

After an extended Thanksgiving break, there has been time to contemplate the upcoming end of the year. Two and a half years ago, the FDA stated that “it was not the medium, it was the message” to sum up its … Continue reading

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Getting Juiced – the FDA, Apple Juice and Arsenic

There has been a rather high profile spat between one man and a federal agency over the effects of arsenic in apple juice.  The man happens to be Dr. Oz – a household name, the agency happens to be the … Continue reading

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FDA’s Social Media Assets – Twitter Overview

Yesterday carried a quote from the Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising and Communications (DDMAC) that the division’s highest priority is the issuance of a social media guideline. But for some time now, while not offering any guidance for industry … Continue reading

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