United States Food and Drug Administration seeks global regulatory regime

Walkinshaw, Erin
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, pE777
Academic Journal
The article discusses the proposal of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to develop global approach regarding the regulations on the inspection and monitoring of food, drugs, and medical devices. It cites the changes in the regulations that the FDA will make including the development of a global coalition of regulators, making a global data system, and strengthening data collection capability. It says that the said global approach is geared towards a better food safety system.


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