Pentagon, FDA to Expedite Battlefield Medical Devices

The Department of Defense is working with the FDA to speed up the approval process for military medical devices. The Pentagon and FDA announced new procedures on Tuesday aimed at accelerating the production and release of medical devices and drugs needed on the battlefield.

Inspector: FDA Recall Delays Dangerous

Health inspectors are warning that FDA food recall delays could put lives at risk. According to a report released Tuesday from the Department of Health and Human Services, the FDA’s recall process is too slow to ensure public safety.