Do you remember a blog post from last year with the tagline “the change is here”? Maybe not, but we wouldn’t be doing our job well if we didn’t remind you about it. And why this throwback now? Because the FDA Modernization Act is officially approved!
Let’s recap a bit. The FDA Modernization Act was a bill proposal to start the transition towards non-animal testing methods for any type of substance/drug/product approval. As an example, for a drug to be eligible to go to clinical trials in the USA, it had to pass several tests performed on animals to ensure its alleged safety and efficacy on humans.