Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

FDA aims to unveil in the fall a detailed plan for food regulation

One month after he pledged a new emphasis on food safety, FDA commissioner Robert Califf said the agency has begun a national search for a powerful deputy commissioner for human foods, and it intends to finalize by fall its proposed reorganization of offices under the "empowered" deputy secretary's control. "I'm looking forward to starting the interview process and making a selection for this important position as soon as possible," Califf said on Tuesday.