• FDA official overseeing food policy and response to resign in wake of baby formula shortage

    20 hours ago - By NBC News

    Frank Yiannas, an FDA official in charge of the agency's food policy and response office, announced he is stepping down from his role as deputy commissioner.
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  • Senior FDA official resigns following baby formula crisis, turmoil in agency

    Senior FDA official resigns following baby formula crisis, turmoil in agency

    1 day ago - By Politico

    Frank Yiannas has resigned from his post as the Food and Drug Administration's deputy commissioner for food policy and response, following the baby formula crisis and a series of internal breakdowns at the main agency tasked with overseeing food safety in the U.S. Yiannas confirmed the move to POLITICO on Wednesday, which was first reported by Food Fix. He's held the position since December 2018. An FDA spokesperson said Yiannas' resignation was effective Tuesday. "The FDA remains committed to providing an update on steps to strengthen the Human Foods Program at the end of January and...
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