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Dr. Ned Sharpless
Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs –
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Dr. Amy Abernethy 4h
Today I wanted to pick back up on the cannabidiol (CBD) theme. It remains top of mind. You may have noticed that many products containing CBD are being introduced widely and are sold in many different forms, such as oil drops, capsules, lotions and tea.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 3h
Replying to @FDACommissioner
We ensured there were tests made available quickly under EUA, but we continued to work with diagnostic manufacturers to take the next step of ensuring products were FDA reviewed for safety and effectiveness and authorized under our traditional premarket authorities.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 3h
Replying to @FDACommissioner
Today’s marketing authorization is a great demonstration of the FDA’s work to protect the public health in emergency response situations
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 3h
Today, FDA authorized marketing of a diagnostic test to detect Zika in human blood for certain people, the 1st Zika diagnostic FDA has allowed to be marketed in the US. Previously, all other Zika diagnostics had been granted emergency use authorizations.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 3h
Replying to @FDACommissioner
Through research, we’ve found that consumers are wasting edible foods due to confusing date labeling. We’re trying to fix that. Read our to learn more.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 3h
The FDA stands in support of the food industry’s efforts to standardize voluntary date labeling on foods. Read to learn more about this letter we sent to industry with our recommendations.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 6h
Replying to @NIH @NIAIDNews
As part of our premarket review, we reviewed data from a collaborative, multi-site study coordinated by Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, which is supported by
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 6h
Replying to @CDCgov
Today’s clearance will fill an unmet public health need, by allowing for more screening, per recommendations to test in all exposed sites annually.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 6h
Today, cleared for marketing 2 tests to detect chlamydia and gonorrhea through diagnostic testing of extragenital specimens, the first clearance for testing these infections via throat and rectum.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 20h
Replying to @FDACommissioner
We’ve accomplished many significant actions so far this year, including a proposed rule for sunscreen products, modernizing requirements for mammography, helping to ensure compounded drugs, when needed, are made under safe conditions, and introducing a smarter era of food safety.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 20h
Replying to @FDACommissioner
The work ahead is agency-wide, but stay tuned for a piece w/ more details on efforts in several key areas: reducing tobacco-related disease, maintaining vigilance to ensure safety of marketed medical products and taking steps to enhance food safety/nutrition efforts.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 20h
is dedicated to advancing a robust policy agenda driven by our public health mission, as reflected in the federal government’s Spring 2019 Unified Agenda.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 21h
Replying to @FDACommissioner
When we find compounders that violate the law by not adhering to appropriate production requirements, we will hold them accountable under the law. We’ll continue taking enforcement actions to ensure that these companies and products do not put patient health at risk.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 21h
Today, helped FDA take action against drug compounding companies for violating federal law and putting patient health at risk.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 21h
Replying to @DHSWI
Kwik Trip has voluntarily removed all Del Monte vegetable trays from its stores; however, is continuing to warn people not to eat 6 or 12 oz. Del Monte Vegetable Trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 21h
Replying to @DHSWI
On May 21, announced that vegetable trays produced by Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. & sold at Kwik Trip convenience stores in WI & MN are linked to 4 illnesses. , CDC & state authorities continue to investigate the cause & source of the outbreak.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless 21h
Today, is announcing that it’s inspecting the Del Monte facility in Kankakee, IL that produced the vegetable trays linked to an outbreak of salmonellosis in WI & MN.
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Dr. Ned Sharpless May 22
Replying to @FDACommissioner
We would like to hear from companies who plan in the next year to submit a premarket authorization for software as a medical device and who would like to participate as a test case in .
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Dr. Ned Sharpless May 22
Replying to @FDACommissioner
We shared our test plan in January, which outlines how we intend to test that our proposed framework provides a reasonable assurance of safety & effectiveness for software products while providing a more streamlined review to bring innovative & safe products to market
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Dr. Ned Sharpless May 22
Today, announced an opportunity to be part of our ongoing test plan for for companies who plan in the next year to submit a De Novo Request or 510(k) submission for software as a medical device.
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