FDA Pitches New Transparency, Social Media Plans

Law360, New York (October 3, 2011, 8:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday released a set of new draft proposals for making the agency’s compliance and enforcement work more transparent, including a proposal to put social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to better use.

The move is part of the FDA’s transparency initiative, a program aimed at making the agency’s operations and decision-making more open and spurred by the Obama administration’s broader efforts to make federal information more accessible to the public.

The FDA rolled out eight draft proposals after...
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