House passes $3.2B FDA budget giving agency power to recall drugs

The $3.2 billion spending plan is $40.8 million more than the FDAs 2020 budget plan..

The FDA has the authority to enforce compulsory recalls for medical gadgets and suggest recalls for prescription and over the counter drugs, but can not implement drug recalls..

Discover the Houses summary of the budget here.

It is uncertain whether the Senate will complete the budget prior to the beginning of the next on Oct. 20, Endpoints News reported. The Senate needs to authorize it before the FDA gets the authority to enforce drug remembers..

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Maia Anderson –
Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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The U.S. House passed a $3.2 billion spending plan for the FDA July 28 that would give the agency power to remember prescription and non-prescription drugs..

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