Media Availability: FDA Announces New Era of Smarter Food Safety, Issues Blueprint

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SILVER SPRING, Md., July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --



A media availability to discuss the next milestone in the FDA's New Era of Smarter Food Safety Initiative.


  • Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response
  • Judy McMeekin, Pharm.D., FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Associate Commissioner
  • Susan Mayne, Ph.D., FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Director
  • Steven Solomon, D.V.M., FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Director


Monday, July 13, 2 p.m. ET


Callers in the U.S. or Canada may call 888-989-4351. International callers will need to dial 210-234-0353. The passcode for all callers is "FDA." A replay will be available beginning one hour after the briefing until July 16. To listen to the replay, call 800-964-4586. International callers dial 402-998-0980.

Media Contact: Peter Cassell, 240-402-6537

The FDA, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, protects the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products for human use, and medical devices. The agency also is responsible for the safety and security of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, dietary supplements, products that give off electronic radiation, and for regulating tobacco products.



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SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration

- 13 Jul 2020
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