To protect consumers from unsafe, ineffective, a mislabeled products, the FDA tests thousands of products annually in its labs for possible violations of federal laws. The operating costs for these 18 field labs in FY A95 were $17 million. FDA developed a 20-year plan to consolidate its field labs; the plan calls for closing several labs a building new ones, resulting in 5 mega-labsA a 4 special-purpose labs. This report profiles this plan, focusing on the projected cost savings; projected operational efficiencies; a site selection criteria.(page 13) The WAAG assessment was not a professional, technical evaluation of existing facility conditions as FDA official assessments must be. Furthermore, we disagree that housekeeping can provide sufficient space to meet FDAa#39;s needs.
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