Drug Administration Approval Process

In the second day of hearings, committee members heard from health researchers and health industry representatives concerning three bills… read more

In the second day of hearings, committee members heard from health researchers and health industry representatives concerning three bills designed to accelerate the FDA approval process for both food and drugs. Key points in the proposals include allowing firms seeking approval to hire outside agencies to conduct safety tests, which the FDA presently conducts exclusively, and requiring the FDA to show that a product is unsafe rather than a firm showing that it will not produce harm. close

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  • Richard Beebe Manager Compaq Computer Corporation->Regulatory Affairs
  • James Benson Senior Vice President Health Industry Manufacturers Assoc.
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Drug Administration Approval Process

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Program ID:
71573-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 2, 1996
Last Aired:
Nov 8, 1996

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  • May 02, 1996 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • May 02, 1996 | 1:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 1996 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 03, 1996 | 3:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 1996 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 07, 1996 | 3:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 08, 1996 | 10:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
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