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Matt Schellenberg: Baby Food Supply Crisis Shows How Federal Bureaucracy Plagues Our Daily Lives

How the federal government solves problems is, no other way of putting it, problematic. Take the recent baby food supply shortage, for example. First, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) bureaucracy shut down a baby...

Rick Scott Calls on FDA to Take Action on Baby Formula Shortage

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Califf urging his agency to take immediate action to fix the supply crisis and get infant formula back...

Marco Rubio: Time for Federal Agencies to Cut Ties With McKinsey

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., weighed in this week following reports that McKinsey & Company “repeatedly allowed employees who served pharmaceutical companies, including opioid makers, to also consult for the F.D.A., the drug industry’s...
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Rick Scott Urges FDA to Do More to Tackle Opioid Crisis, Increase COVID Therapeutics

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf outlining his priorities for the agency. In his letter, Scott urged Califf to address the opioid...
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Gus Bilirakis’ Bill to Have FDA Speed Up Approval of Therapies for Rare Diseases...

A year after he introduced the proposal, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., is seeing his bill to have the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) speed up its processes to approve therapies for rare...

Ron DeSantis Wants Biden Administration to Reverse Decision on Monoclonal Antibody Treatments

Gov. Ron DeSantis called on the Biden administration to reverse its decision to revoke emergency use authorization (EUA) for Regeneron and Eli Lilly monoclonal antibody treatments. “This abrupt and unilateral action by the Biden administration...

Marco Rubio Tells FDA Not to Ration COVID Treatments Based on Race

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to Dr. Janet Woodcock, Acting Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), regarding the agency’s recent guidance that race and ethnicity should...

Lauren Book, Michael Grieco Want to Expand Access to Psilocybin

Last week, state Senate Minority Leader Lauren Book, D-Plantation, and state Rep. Michael Grieco, D-Miami, filed a proposal to “provide legal access to psilocybin in Florida.” Grieco’s office offered some of the rationales at why...

Dr. S. J. Giorgianni, Jr.: Booster Vaccinations are an Important Tool to Continue COVID-19...

The Men’s Health Network (MHN) applauds the recommendations from CDC and NIH announced on August 18 to make booster vaccinations available for those who are at higher risk of COVID-19 infections, including nursing home...
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Greg Steube Introduces the Small Business FDA User Fee Adjustment Act

The proposal “seeks to waive or reduce the amount of over-the-counter monograph fees applicable to small businesses.”
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Ron DeSantis Wants Feds to Quickly Approve Florida’s Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program

These drugs will be for individuals who are under the care of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), Department of Children and Families (DCF), Department of Corrections (FDC), and Department of Health (DOH).
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Florida’s Senators, GOP House Members Urge FDA to Crack Down on Chemical Abortions

Last week, Republican members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill joined U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and more than 100 GOP colleagues from the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to send...
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