The FDA will seek external review of its Food Safety and Tobacco offices, Commissioner Robert Califf announced Tuesday. The announcement is most likely a reaction to scrutiny over the handling of certain tobacco and food matters – specifically its regulation of e-cigarettes and infant formula.

Califf did not cite specific concerns, but stated that “the

FDA today issued MDOs to JUUL Labs for all products currently marketed in the Untied States. In citing the rational for the Orders, FDA stated that the “applications lacked sufficient evidence regarding the toxicological profile of the products to demonstrate that marketing of the products would be appropriate for the protection of the public health