Food Policy & Law

Getting another turn as FDA commissioner may not be easy as last one for Dr. Califf

22 days ago   |   By Food Safety News

The last time Dr. Robert Califf was named FDA commissioner, the U.S. Senate quickly confirmed his nomination. Califf served as FDA Commissioner during 2016.
The White House has nominated Califf to again be FDA commissioner, but the Friday appointment was already showing signs that it won't be as easy this time as last.
For one thing, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV, lost no time coming out against a Califf homecoming at the FDA. The Senate is tied, and Manchin is known for preventing spending free for all.
He voiced his immediate opposition to President Biden's nomination of Calif because of his...
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