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FDA Earmarks Over $200 Million of its $5.1 Billion 2017 Budget Request for FSMA

February 20, 2016 7:21 am0 commentsViews:

Over $200 million of the FDA’s $5.1 billion fiscal year budget for 2017 will go towards implementing several key initatives of the Food Safety and Moderninzation Act.

The FY 2017 request covers the period from Oct. 1, 2016, through Sept. 30, 2017. The FDA’s $5.1 billion request includes a net increase of $14.6 million in budget authority and $268.7 million in user fees for initiatives tied to several key areas, including FMSA implementation.

“The FDA continues to work to obtain the most public health value for the federal dollar as we address expanded regulatory responsibilities and scientific challenges,” said FDA Acting Commissioner Stephen Ostroff, M.D. “The agency remains fully committed to meeting the needs and high expectations of the American people regarding the products we regulate, as well as advancing the prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.”

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