FDA releases its Plant and Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan

FDA releases its Plant and Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released its Plant and Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan, which provides an overview of FDA’s efforts to develop a comprehensive policy framework for the oversight of animal biotechnology products, including food and drug products derived from intentionally genetically altered animals and plants.

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2018 National Biodefence Strategy

2018 National Biodefence Strategy

The 2018 National Biodefence Strategy was released in September 2018 to put in place a single coordinated effort across the U.S. government to addresses biological threats, including those that are naturally occurring (such as infectious diseases), deliberate (such as biological weapons), or accidental (such as failure of biocontainment).

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Flushed Contacts found in Surface Water

Flushed Contacts found in Surface Water

A recent survey of randomly selected users of disposable contact lenses found that more than 20% of people flush their contact lenses down the toilet or washed them down the sink instead of placing them in the garbage.

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