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  1. Regulatory News, Stories, and Features

ORA Featured Stories

To illustrate the unique value of ORA's regulatory investments we have developed a series of “impact stories” that describe recent advances by our colleagues and their impacts on public health.


Photo showing two FDA staff during a fish inspection

Scrutiny and Safety at Toyosu Market

ORA investigator Derek Dealy shares how his discovery at the famous Japanese market protected public health and, personally, affirmed his choice of career. 

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All Hands on Safety

The agency’s tireless and, at times, technical battle during the pandemic to protect Americans from unsafe hand sanitizers


New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard Ball and FDA Commissioner Robert Califf sign

New York State Formalizes Food Safety Efforts with the FDA

The agency signs a domestic mutual reliance partnership agreement with the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets. 


San Juan-based Public Affairs Specialist Janice Lopez Munoz

Public Outreach Remains Powerful Agency Tool

For more than 70 decades, FDA's public health educators work to protect Americans from false and misleading information. 


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