Tracey Forfa, a 30-year veteran of the Food and Drug Administration,
will become the new director of FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine. She has been CVM’s acting director since December, when previous director Steven Solomon retired.
The American Feed Industry Association and National Grain and Feed Association are offering support for a Memorandum of Understanding between feed regulators and the Food and Drug Administration at an FDA listening session.
Calling it a “watershed moment in the history of food,” Uma Valeti, CEO and founder of UPSIDE Foods, praised the first-ever “no questions” letter from the Food and Drug Administration on the safety of UPSIDE's cultivated chicken fillet.
FDA's last installment of its FSMA regulations includes enhanced recordkeeping requirements for certain foods, which is supposed to enable faster identification and rapid removal of potentially contaminated food from the market and ultimately reduce foodborne illnesses and deaths.