Week in Review

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GAO report finds USDA needs better data on certain procedures, OSHA publishes proposed silica rule, and more…

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  • A White House aide promised that the administration will work to “protect workers from . . . silica dust.”
  • The FDA extended the comment period for its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking on menthol tobacco products.
  • The FDA extended the comment period for the agency’s guidance on arsenic in apple juice.
  • The FDA changed label and post-market study requirements for certain pain medications.
  • President Obama nominated David Weil to become the Administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division.
  • The European Commission told Samsung to “offer more concessions” in the company’s antitrust settlement proposal.