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Government, Business

FDA Head Expects Vaccine Emergency Use Soon

 Dr. Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (Graeme Jennings via AP) Dr. Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (Graeme Jennings via AP)

WASHINGTON — The head of the Food and Drug Administration says his agency has told Pfizer that it “will rapidly work” to grant emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine following a positive recommendation by government advisers.

December 11, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

US Experts Convene to Decide on Go-Ahead for Pfizer Vaccine

A phial of the Phizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is seen in Belfast on Dec. 8. (Liam McBurney/Pool via AP) A phial of the Phizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is seen at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast on Dec. 8. (Liam McBurney/Pool via AP)

A U.S. government advisory panel convened Dec. 10 to decide whether to endorse mass use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to help conquer the outbreak that has killed close to 300,000 Americans.

December 10, 2020
Government, Business, Technology

What FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act Means for Trucking Companies

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August 24, 2016
Government

Brokers Disappointed to Be Included in New Rule on Food Transportation

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A few years ago, freight brokers asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to clarify whether they would be responsible parties when the agency published its final rule on the safe transport of food.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 18, 2016
Government

FDA Previews Final Food Safety Transportation Rule

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on April 5 previewed its final rule that creates new requirements for the sanitary transportation of human and animal food by truck and rail to ensure that transportation practices do not create safety risks.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 5, 2016
Government

FDA Sanitary Food Transportation Rule to Soon Become Public

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on April 1 said it has submitted its final sanitary transportation rule for publication in the Federal Register, but it could take several days to process before the rule is available to the public.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 1, 2016