FDA seeks $6.5 billion for for investments in core food safety, critical public health infrastructure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting a total budget of $6.5 billion as part of the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget – a nearly 8% ($477 million) increase over the agency’s FY 2021 funding level for investments in critical public health infrastructure, core food safety and medical product safety programs and other vital public health programs.