James Phillips named special assistant for investigations, advising FDA Commissioner Kessler on ongoing investigations and suspected violations of the FD&C Act in connection with the expanded agency-wide enforcement activities announced earlier in the year. Phillips will join the agency on Aug. 12. He has served as chief minority investigator since 1987 for the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee under Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). From 1981-1987, Phillips was the committee's director of oversight and investigation.
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