FDA Head Promises Enforcement Crackdown

Law360, New York (August 6, 2009, 4:39 PM EDT) -- The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday outlined the agency's renewed commitment to “prevent harm to the American people” by ramping up enforcement efforts and acting swiftly and aggressively to address food and drug safety issues.

“The FDA must be vigilant, the FDA must be strategic, the FDA must be quick, and the FDA must be visible,” FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said in prepared remarks at a Food and Drug Law Institute event. “We must get the word out that the FDA...
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