FDA’s Michael Taylor leaving agency in June

MTFDAThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine Michael Taylor today announced he will leave the agency on June 1. As part of a succession plan, Dr. Stephen Ostroff will become the second Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine upon his departure. Dr. Ostroff led the agency as acting commissioner until the recent confirmation of Dr. Robert Califf as FDA Commissioner. Among his roles at FDA, Mr. Taylor has led the implementation of FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping food safety reform in more than 70 years.

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