Scott Gottlieb

Food-Safety Inspections Halted Due To Shutdown: Report

Food-Safety Inspections Halted Due To Shutdown: Report

With hundreds of food-safety inspectors furloughed due to the ongoing government shutdown, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suspended all “routine” inspections of U.S.-based food-processing facilities, according to a Washington Post report citing excerpts from an interview with the FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb.