FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION - May 17 Webinar: Foreign Inspections

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SILVER SPRING, Md., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Did you know that FDA inspections in other countries of U.S.-bound

products—including food, animal feed, drugs and devices—have doubled since 2008? And that foreign inspections of food alone have quadrupled since 2010?

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Learn about FDA's

global inspection program during a 30-minute webinar.

An opportunity to ask questions will follow the presentation.

When:  Tuesday, May 17, 12:30 p.m. ET

Length: 30 minutes

Where:  To join the webinar, see the instructions at www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/Transparency/Basics/ucm254903.htm. Webinar slides are posted here also.

Host: Division of Foreign Field Investigations within FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs

Featured speaker: Susan Laska, deputy director of the Division of Foreign Field Investigations within FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs

This webinar is part of a series of online sessions hosted by different FDA centers and offices. The series is part of FDA Basics, a Web-based resource aimed at helping the public better understand what the agency does.

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SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration



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