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FDA moves forward with program for Medical Device Development Tools
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2014

On August 15, 2014, FDA announced that it is soliciting proposals to participate in a pilot program for Medical Device Development Tools (MDDTs


FDA draft guidance on Dear Health Care Provider letters carries potentially significant products liability implications
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) draft Guidance (Guidance) addressing the content and format of Dear Health Care Provider (DHCP) letterswhich are sometimes called "Dear Doctor" lettersis the first substantive guidance from FDA on this issue


FDA reopens comment period to address oversight of laboratory-developed tests
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2010

Last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) announced that it would reopen the comment period until September 15, 2010 to provide additional time for stakeholders to submit commentsand to update already submitted commentsregarding the Agency’s oversight of laboratory developed tests (LDTs) (75 FR 5120


FDA announces two pilot projects for improving ways to trace sources of foodborne illness; FDA will solicit stakeholder input in designing and implementing the pilots
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2011

On September 7, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is moving forward with two pilot projectsone for processed foods and the other for producedesigned to help the agency and the food industry, including farms, restaurants, and grocery stores, more rapidly and effectively trace products back to a contamination source during outbreaks of foodborne illness


New Chinese medical device GCP unveiled for public comments
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • China
  • September 4 2012

The Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (“SFDA”) published the revised Medical Device Good Clinical Practice (“Medical Device GCP”) in late August and is soliciting public comments until September 30, 2012


Second Circuit rejects FDA regulation of “off-label” promotion as misbranding in Caronia case
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

In a widely anticipated ruling, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit this morning reversed the conviction of pharmaceutical sales representative Alfred Caronia for misbranding under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), based on alleged “off-label” promotion


FDA proposes two safety rules governing imported foods
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

On July 29, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA" or the "Agency") published two significant, long-awaited proposed rules mandated by


New House bill proposes FDA authority to require drug sponsors to develop companion diagnostics
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

On May 27, 2010, Representatives Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced HR 5440, the Genomics and Personalized Medicine Act of 2010


House drug safety hearing highlights FDA focus on product safety and supply chain obligation
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2010

On March 10, 2010, Dr Joshua M Sharfstein, Principal Deputy Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), presented testimony at the House of Representatives' Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health hearing on drug safety


FDA issues warning letter to Lancôme for anti-aging claims
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

On September 7, 2012, the compliance office within the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at FDA issued a Warning Letter to Lancôme USA, a subsidiary of L’Oréal, regarding several anti-aging skin care products being marketed as cosmetics