• Califf clears Senate H.E.L.P. Committee, while Esteban is stuck in Agriculture

    12 days ago - By Food Safety

    The FDA Commissioner and USDA's Under Secretary for Food Safety are the top officials charged with keeping food safe for Americans.
    More than 60 days ago, President Biden nominated Robert Califf as FDA Commissioner and Jose Emilio Esteban as USDA Under Secretary for Food Safety.
    Califf and Esteban require Senate confirmation before they can assume their Presidential appointments. Califf, who was FDA Commissioner under President Obama, made progress Thursday with a 13-8 favorable vote by the Senate “HELP” Committee.
    It sets Califf up for a confirmation vote by the full Senate. If confirmed...
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