FDA Update

July 13, 2021

An Update from Janet Woodcock, M.D. and Frank Yiannas, M.P.H.
One year ago today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released the New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint. During the past 12 months, we’ve made significant progress in working toward the goals outlined in the blueprint, even in the midst of a pandemic.  

The blueprint gives shape to the New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative that the FDA announced in April 2019 to keep pace with the rapidly evolving environment in which foods are being reformulated, new foods and new production methods are being realized, and food delivery systems continue to evolve…
Working together, we will bend the curve of foodborne illness in this country, using the right technology, the best data, and the most consistent oversight. Consumers deserve no less.”