FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) is the lead office for all FDA field activities as well as providing FDA leadership on imports, inspections, and enforcement policy. ORA's performance measures focus on import screening activities, laboratory capacity, and domestic and foreign inspections to ensure that food, feed and medical products available to the American public are safe and effective. Explore the progress ORA is making to protect public health below.
I. Proportion of significant inspection violations which receive appropriate follow-up after regulatory action was taken
II. Proportion of follow-up inspections conducted due to regulatory action on significant inspection violations that moved toward compliance
III. Maintain accreditation for ORA labs
IV. Increase laboratory surge capacity in the event of terrorist attack on the food supply (radiological and chemical samples/week)
Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons.