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Materials Available from FDA Basics Webinar on “FDA’s Regulation of Tobacco Products — The Year in Review and Looking Forward”

July 6, 2010 4 comments

Did you miss the FDA Basics webinar on “FDA’s Regulation of Tobacco Products”?

Check out the “What’s New” box on the FDA Basics home page to download materials from the webinar.  We have posted a link to listen to the entire 30 minute webinar as well posted a link to download a copy of the presentation slides.

You can find materials from past FDA Basics webinars here.

Afia Asamoah

Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Upcoming Events: FDA Basics Webinar on FDA’s Regulation of Tobacco Products — the Year in Review and Looking Forward, Tuesday, June 29, 11 a.m. ET

June 24, 2010 26 comments

Did you know that FDA was given the authority to regulate tobacco products last year? Do you want to learn about steps FDA has taken since that time?

As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more. The featured speaker, Lawrence R. Deyton, M.S.P.H., M.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products, will discuss several important steps FDA is taking in a coordinated effort to prevent our children from becoming the next generation of Americans to die prematurely from tobacco use and ultimately reducing death and disease associated with tobacco use. After the presentation there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

The free 30 minute webinar will be held on Tuesday, June 29, at 11 a.m. ET.

Sign in early, since there are a limited number of spots available for the webinar. Materials from the webinar will also be made available on the FDA Web site.

Click here for more information about the webinar, including instructions about how to join the webinar.

Afia Asamoah, Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Materials Available from FDA Basics Webinar on “Indoor Tanning: Risks of UV Radiation”

May 28, 2010 15 comments

Did you miss the FDA Basics webinar on “FDA’s Regulation of Tobacco Products”?

Check out the “What’s New” box on the FDA Basics home page to download materials from the webinar.  We have posted a link to listen to the entire 30 minute webinar as well posted a link to download a copy of the presentation slides.

You can find materials from past FDA Basics webinars here.

Afia Asamoah

Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Materials Available from FDA Basics Webinar on “Safeguarding the U.S. Food Supply, Excellent Industry Compliance with the Final Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Rule”

May 28, 2010 17 comments

Did you miss the FDA Basics webinar on Safeguarding the U.S. Food Supply, Excellent Industry Compliance with the Final Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Rule?

Check out the "What's New" box on the FDA Basics home page to download materials from the webinar.

There, you will find a link to listen to the entire 30 minute webinar and you can download a copy of the presentation slides.

Afia Asamoah, Transparency Initiaitve Coordinator

Upcoming Events: FDA Basics Webinar on Indoor Tanning: Risks of UV Radiation, Wednesday, May 26, 2 p.m. ET

May 24, 2010 2 comments

Do you have questions about Indoor Tanning? Did you know that FDA regulates tanning beds?

As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more.  Featured speakers, Sharon Miller, M.S.E.E., FDA Ultraviolet Radiation Expert and Varsha Savalia, M.P.H, FDA Tanning Products Compliance Officer from the Division of Mammography Quality and Radiation Programs, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, will explain what UV radiation is, discuss the risks of UV radiation, and describe steps to reduce the risks associated with the use of tanning beds. After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

The free 30 minute webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 26, at 2 p.m. ET.

There are a limited number of spots available for the webinar.  Materials from the webinar will also be made available on the FDA Web site.  Click here for more information, including instructions about how to join the webinar.

Afia Asamoah

Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Upcoming Events: FDA Basics Webinar on Safeguarding the U.S. Food Supply, Excellent Industry Compliance with the Final Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Rule, April 22, 2 p.m. E.T.

April 20, 2010 11 comments

Did you know that FDA works to keep the food supply in the U.S. safe for people and animals? Everyday, FDA is protecting people by making sure that the food they eat comes from healthy animals.

As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more.  Featured speakers Shannon Jordre, Consumer Safety Officer and Burt Pritchett, Veterinary Medical Officer from the Division of Compliance, Center for Veterinary Medicine, will discuss animal feed controls FDA has put in place to keep BSE out of the U.S. cattle population, thereby ensuring the safety of the nation’s food supply from BSE.  After the presentation, there will be a chance to ask questions.

The free 30 minute webinar will be held on Thursday, April 22, at 2 p.m. ET.

You can find out more information about the webinar, including how to participate in the webinar on the FDA Basics homepage.  Click here for more information about the webinar.

Afia Asamoah

Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Upcoming Events: FDA Basics Webinar on the Inspection Process, March 25, 2 p.m. ET

March 22, 2010 55 comments

What kinds of products and facilities does the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspect? Who conducts these inspections?  What do they look for?

As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more about FDA’s inspection process.  The featured speaker, Michael Rogers, Deputy Director, Office of Regional Operations, will discuss how FDA staff inspect domestic and foreign establishments, check shipments of imported product, and collect and test samples for signs of contamination.  There will be time for questions following the presentation.

The free 30 minute webinar will be held on Thursday, March 25, at 2 p.m. ET.

You can find out more information about the webinar, including how to participate in the webinar on the FDA Basics homepage.  Click here for more information about the webinar.

Afia Asamoah

Transparency Initiative Coordinator

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