IDFA learned on Tuesday that Scott Gottlieb, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner, will step down in about a month.
“The U.S. dairy industry appreciates the vital role that the FDA holds for food safety, standards and labeling, and we greatly appreciate Commissioner Gottlieb's strong interest in food safety and in working to launch and advance the Agency’s Multi-Year Nutrition Innovation Strategy that encourages industry innovation to improve the nutrition and healthfulness of food, including standards modernization,” said Cary Frye, IDFA senior vice president of regulatory affairs.
“IDFA looks forward to FDA continuing its strong leadership and industry collaboration on food related issues in the future under new leadership,” she added
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