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FDA Seeks To Overcome Past Struggles

The FDA is seeking to overcome past struggles, NPR reports. "The last decade was a tough one for the Food and Drug Administration...," according to NPR, "because the drugs and devices it regulates got more sophisticated, food importers began bringing in products from places the agency had never been and Congress gave the FDA more duties. The FDA has a fresh outlook, thanks to more money and new leadership" (Silberner, 1/8).

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