FDA Will Not Review New Applications During Government Shutdown
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
The agency is not accepting regulatory submissions that require an FY 2014 user fee payment during the shutdown; of the 8,180 FDA employees now reporting to work, 74% are funded by user fees.
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