Essential FDA reorganization will heavily impact human meals program


By Steven Grossman, Executive Director of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA.

What began as a disaster over the protection and provide of baby plot became a extensive-ranging review of FDA’s food packages by the Reagan-Udall Foundation. In flip, these ended in the advent of a brand unusual put up, Deputy Commissioner for Human Meals, and the e-newsletter of a sweeping reorganization realizing printed on Dec. 13, 2023 (proposed adjustments and updates).

To be taught extra about the re-group realizing and its impact on food and nutrition packages, you are invited to a webinar on January 19 from 11: 00 a.m. to noon. Register here.

Reflecting the significance of the reorganization realizing — and the profit to FDA of discussing the realizing with stakeholders — the company is providing the Alliance for a Stronger FDA with an all-massive title region of speakers.  

Presentations by:  

  • Essential Deputy Commissioner Janet Woodcock
  • Deputy Commissioner for Human Meals Jim Jones
  • Companion Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs Michael Rogers 
  • Chief Scientist Namandje Bumpus (who will change into Essential Deputy Commissioner in February)

On hand to wait on with questions shall be Acting CFSAN Director Don Prater and Deputy Commissioner for Operations/COO Jim Sigg. 

The co-moderators on behalf of the Alliance shall be: 

  • Alliance Board member Sarah Sorscher of the Heart for Science within the Public Interest, and 
  • John Taylor, outdated Acting Deputy Commissioner for World Regulatory Operations and Coverage and member of the Reagan-Udall Foundation review panel. 

The Alliance for a Stronger FDA is a multi-stakeholder coalition that advocates for elevated FDA resources. Now we have performed a key role within the doubling of FDA’s taxpayer funding.

Our diverse goal is to educate policymakers, media, and stakeholders about FDA’s rising mission and elevated obligations. As part of that effort, we ran 18 webinars in 2023, all that comprises senior FDA leadership. Transcripts of our webinars would be chanced on here:

Other Alliance webinars that are constructing soon: 

  • Dr. Robert Califf, FDA CommissionerJan. 31 at 2: 00 p.m. EST. Register here.
  • Kimberlee Trzeciak, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Coverage, Legislation, and International Affairs, Febr. 8 at 3 p.m. Register here

 Our webinars are free — all you’ve to achieve is register.  For extra data, contact Steven Grossman at or Ben Shuffle at  

About the Alliance: The Alliance for a Stronger FDA, created in 2007,  is a multi-stakeholder group with 150+ participants dedicated to advocating for elevated appropriations for the FDA and instructing policymakers and the public about the FDA’s mission and obligations. The Alliance’s uncommon coalition of patient and consumer groups and industry mirrors FDA’s uncommon role in public correctly being, safety and commerce.

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