FDA fund­ing lapses

Pharmacy Daily - - Front Page -

THE US Food and Drug Ad­min­is­tra­tion (FDA) cur­rently has no fund­ing un­der the US “govern­ment shut­down” which is caus­ing ad­min­is­tra­tive chaos due to an im­passe in Congress.

The FDA noted that it was able to only con­tinue “such ac­tiv­i­ties nec­es­sary to ad­dress im­mi­nent threats to the safety of hu­man life,” such as deal­ing with out­breaks of food con­tam­i­na­tion or dis­eases as well as food and medicine re­calls for more de­tails see fda.gov.

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