House Appropriators Continue Pressing US FDA To Conduct Surprise In-Person Inspections
The bill also would give the FDA expanded authority over nicotine products and create President Biden’s Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health.
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Because the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health can reimburse FDA for services, the two agencies are discussing what that could be available, such as priority assessments, when the projects reach the application stage.
Language of the amendment cleared by appropriators in response to the Russian war against Ukraine in FDA’s fiscal year funding bill is vague, making impact of the funding ban on industry unclear. Democrats supported the amendment but said they wanted to continue to work on language to avoid “unintended consequences.” FDA would get a 10% bump in non-user fee funds under the bill.
Commissioner Califf is questioned about the backlog of inspections and fact FDA staff are continuing to work remotely at Senate HELP Committee hearing. Senator Burr promises to be a roadblock to emergency COVID-19 funding.