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House Democrats to hold hearings on baby formula crisis, introduce bill to beef up FDA inspections

House Democrats to hold hearings on baby formula crisis, introduce bill to beef up FDA inspections

House Democrats will hold hearings on the baby formula shortage in the U.S., and move to pass legislation to increase Food and Drug Administration inspection staff to ensure that imported products are safe for infants to consume. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced legislation on Tuesday that would provide the FDA …

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Novavax confident Covid vaccine will receive FDA authorization in June after delays

Novavax confident Covid vaccine will receive FDA authorization in June after delays

Novavax is confident its Covid-19 vaccine will receive the endorsement of the Food and Drug Administration’s advisory committee early this summer, executives said this week. The FDA committee is scheduled to meet on June 7 to review Novavax’s submission. An endorsement from the committee, which is made up of independent experts, would mean the drug …

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