An independent commission issues a report this week that's expected to make far-reaching recommendations for fixing widely perceived weaknesses in the Food and Drug Administration’s human foods programs.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack heads to Capitol Hill this week to testify before the Senate Agriculture Committee amid growing concerns about the global food supplies and soaring costs for fertilizer and other ag inputs.
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf, already grappling with the infant formula crisis, told lawmakers Thursday the agency lacks the leadership and staff to properly regulate food safety and appealed for more funding.
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf faces lawmakers this week amid nationwide alarm over the shortage of infant formula and continued questions about the agency’s oversight of food and agriculture.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack wraps up a trip to Europe where he's been in talks over the global food crisis and the war in Ukraine.