36Mar 11, 2004
Prescription Drug Importation
Dr. McClellan testified about prescription drug importation from both economic and health and safety perspectives. He talked about a task force being formed to study assuring the safety of ...
16Mar 1, 2004
Prescription Drug Safety
Mr. Walters and others talked about efforts to prevent improper use of prescription drugs. Among the issues they addressed were levels of prescription drug addiction, drug sales on the ...
7Dec 30, 2003
Secretary Thompson and Mr. McClellan spoke to reporters about the decision to ban the dietary supplement Ephedra. They talked about the guidelines they used in reaching the decision and ...
15Oct 27, 2003
Food and Drug Administration Issues
Mr. McClellan talked about food and drug related issues, including the safety of drug imports, protecting the U.S. food supply, and the likelihood that silicone breast implants would be ...
15Oct 9, 2003
Protecting U.S. Food Supply
Officials talked about the safety of the U.S. food supply, focusing on actions designed to protect the food supply from terrorism. Two new rules were announced: food importers must give the ...
15Aug 13, 2003
Medicare Midwest Tour
On August 13th, 14th, and 15th, the officials traveled to cities in the Midwest to promote President Bush’s Medicare plan. They visited hospitals and healthcare centers in Columbus, Ohio, ...
14Aug 8, 2003
FDA Enforcement Standards
Dr. McClellan talked about the role of the FDA in protecting the public health, and FDA enforcement standards. New challenges facing the FDA included the increasing number and complexity ...
62Jul 24, 2003
Ephedra Dietary Supplements, Day 2
Attorneys representing major league sporting associations and government officials testified about the safety and use of the dietary supplement Ephedra. Among the topics they addressed were the ...
5Jul 23, 2003
Food Safety and Security
Secretary Thompson and Mr. McClellan spoke to reporters about efforts to keep food supplies safe and inspecting food imports and manufacturing plants. Following their remarks they answered ...
10Jun 12, 2003
Generic Drug Approval Process
Secretary Thompson and Mr. McClellan talked about new rules to improve access to cheaper generic drugs and accelerating the process by which they are approved. Following their remarks they ...
24Apr 4, 2003
Witnesses testified about efforts to protect Americans in the event of a biological terrorist attack.
10Feb 18, 2003
Safety of U.S. Food Supply
Dr. McClellan talked about food safety and responded to viewer comments and questions.
9Nov 19, 2002
Food and Drug Safety
Dr. McClellan talked about the food safety, the status of research at the FDA, and fulfilling the public health mission of the FDA. He also talked about regulating food safety and future ...
21Oct 7, 2002
Mr. McClellan testified about his qualifications as administrator of the Food and Drug Administration. Among the topics he addressed were the placement of warning labels on products, drug ...