FDA assesses surveillance changes after Juul and formula issues | app

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday he had commissioned an independent review of the agency’s food and tobacco programs after months of criticism of its handling of infant formula shortages and electronic cigarette reviews.

The announcement comes as FDA Commissioner Robert Califf tries to brush off several controversies that have dominated his second term as head of the agency, including the delayed response to contamination concerns at the largest infant formula plant. infants of the country.

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