Devicemakers May Face More Inspections, Delays in 2010

January 15, 2010
Devicemakers and importers should expect delays in 2010 as the FDA trains more than 1,000 staff hired last year to conduct inspections and import screenings. New employees probably will be trained at the borders because that’s where the highest volume of regulated commodities can be found, Benjamin England, founder of FDA Imports, said. The agency often stations new employees with veterans at the U.S. borders with Mexico and Canada to conduct training in FDA law, regulations and requirements, he added.
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