FDA’s new regime appears to be more enforcement-minded
FDA Deputy Commissioner Joshua Sharfstein (currently serving as Acting Commissioner) developed a reputation as an enforcement-oriented regulator as Baltimore’s Health Commissioner
He oversaw a major food recall during his first week at FDA
Since he joined FDA in early April, there has been a spike in Warning Letters
He has made it clear to FDA staff that companies that purposely adulterate products will be criminally prosecuted
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