SPOTLIGHT: FDA backpedals on inspection funding

Now you see it, now you don't. Congress thought--or pretended to think, you never know on Capitol Hill--that the FDA had ball-parked the funding it needs to beef up foreign inspections. That would be $225 million, a number contributed by CDER chief Janet Woodcock on Wednesday. But Thursday at a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Woodcock backed away from that figure. FDA report