January 20th will be the last day for Dr Von Eschenbach as the FDA Commissioner. The new commissioner will be announced by president elect Obama. He will continue till the new commissioner comes in to ensure a seamless and smooth transition. There is intense lobbying for the new FDA commissioner and the new name is being closely watched. An acting commissioner will have to be appointed before the new government formally announces a name. The normal procedure is that the President nominates and the senate confirms the name. Dr. Von Eschenbach looks forward to his family and children in Texas.
FDA has been in trouble in the recent past over many issues ranging from prescription drugs safety to blood thinners and contaminated food. Consumers are fooled by mislabeling and inappropriate and incomplete information. Consumers have to be made aware that they can claim compensation but for this they have to contact the right food and drug lawyer. Awareness is the first step to claiming damages.
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