Announcements

(December 6, 2022) Today, the Independent Expert Panel for Foods submitted its Operational Evaluation of FDA’s Human Foods Program to Dr. Robert Califf, Commissioner for Food and Drugs. The evaluation and report were facilitated by the Reagan-Udall…
(December 2, 2022) Today the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA (FDA Foundation) announces the release of “Snapshot 2022: A Changing Environment for FDA-Regulated Consumer Products.” This report outlines how the COVID-19 pandemic, and the prevalence of…
(October 28, 2022) The Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA is pleased to announce the launch of its Regulatory Science, Innovation, and Health Equity Fellowship Program. Increasing diversity in regulatory science serves to bring varied perspectives into…

Coverage

Last summer, when FDA Commissioner Robert Califf announced he’d asked the Reagan-Udall Foundation to review the agency’s foods program, the response around Washington wasn’t exactly positive.  Read more
The Food and Drug Administration’s Human Foods Program lacks leadership and mission clarity, leading to slow decision-making and weak regulation of foodborne illness, according to a highly-anticipated, independent report on the FDA’s Human Foods Program…
The Reagan-Udall Foundation, a group with close ties to the FDA, released a 51-page report Tuesday noting the need for a clear mission in the program and more urgency to prevent illness outbreaks. FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf first sought the…