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What GAO Found GAO's preliminary analysis of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) data shows that from fiscal year 2012 through 2016, the number of foreign drug manufacturing establishment inspections increased.
What GAO Found The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) use a variety of methods to ensure researchers consider alternatives to animal use in research (see figure).
What GAO Found GAO found that two of the three memory supplement products that GAO had tested by a qualified and vetted laboratory either did not contain their stated ingredients or did not contain the ingredient quantity stated on the label.
What GAO Found To help ensure the safety of imported seafood from unsafe drug residues, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) generally depends on the actions of foreign processors and U.S. importers.
What GAO Found The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has taken actions to ensure that component agencies include veterinarians in workforce planning efforts for meeting routine needs, but the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has not done so.
What GAO Found The four departments—Agriculture (USDA), Education (Education), Health and Human Services (HHS), and Labor (DOL)—and their selected components used guidance for multiple purposes, such as clarifying or interpreting regulations and providing grant administration information.
What GAO Found The Health and Sustainability Guidelines for Federal Concessions and Vending Operations that were jointly released in 2011 by the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), called the HHS/GSA guidelines, are being implemented in some GSA...