Acheson departs FDA
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
David Acheson, the agency's first associate commissioner for foods leaves for a position in a new consultancy founded by former Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt. Acheson, appointed to associate commissioner in May 2007, said in an Aug. 7 e-mail that he will focus on food safety and the global food supply chain at Leavitt Partners in Washington. The role of the associate commissioner for foods is unclear following a recently announced FDA reorganization that will create a deputy commissioner for food (1"The Tan Sheet" July 13, 2009)
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