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FDA News & Notes - Week of April 18, 2011

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Science, public health, and regulatory highlights for this week from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Information in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. Release dates and times for items are current as of April 18, 2011.


FDA News & Notes does not contain any regulatory or enforcement actions due to legal limitations.

Meetings, Workshops and Congressional Testimony:

Tuesday, 4/19 –White House drug policy director and federal public health and law enforcement officials release details of National Action Plan to address prescription drug abuse epidemic. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg announces prescription drug safety measures; 10 a.m., National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Press Office Contact: Shelly Burgess, 301-796-4651,

Tuesday, 4/19 – Media Call: Janet Woodcock, M.D., director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, discusses new prescription drug safety measures; 1 p.m. Dial 888-790-3329; international reporters dial 212-547-0201. Passcode for all callers is FDA.

Press Office Contact: Shelly Burgess, 301-796-4651,

Wednesday, 4/20 – Public meeting on the Food Safety Modernization Act and preventive controls with FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods Michael Taylor; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., (registration begins at 7:30 a.m.), Building 31, Room 1503 , 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, Md. Meeting webcast will be at

Register to attend the meeting or pre-register for the webcast at

Press Office Contact: Doug Karas, 301-796-2805,

Monday, 4/25 – The FDA sponsors the Medical Device Epidemiology Network Public Workshop; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., (security screening begins at 7 a.m.), Building 31, The Great Room, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, Md. Information and registration at

Press Office Contact: Amanda Sena, 301-796-0393,

FDA Office of Public Affairs Contact Information:

Call or email FDA Office of Public Affairs, 301-796-4540,

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