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Number of food foreign inspections completed at the end of the month

Dictionary: The Office of Regional Operations (ORO) and the Centers within FDA agree on a list of foreign firms manufacturing food, drugs, and devices imported into the United States to be inspected within the year. The following criteria are used to determine if a foreign firm warrants an inspection: the type of product that the firm manufactures, whether the firm is in a high risk category, and the previous inspection history.

Fiscal Year - 2011

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TimeTargetNumber of Inspections
Oct 2010N/A39
Nov 2010N/A37
Dec 2010N/A44
Jan 2011N/A35
Feb 2011N/A35
Mar 2011N/A51
Apr 2011N/A28
May 2011N/A51
Jun 2011N/A19
Jul 2011N/A46
Aug 2011N/A25
Sep 2011N/A63

FY 2011 YTD: 473

Number of drug foreign inspections completed at the end of the month

Dictionary: The Office of Regional Operations (ORO) and the Centers within FDA agree on a list of foreign firms manufacturing food, drugs, and devices imported into the United States to be inspected within the year. The following criteria are used to determine if a foreign firm warrants an inspection: the type of product that the firm manufactures, whether the firm is in a high risk category, and the previous inspection history.

Fiscal Year - 2011

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TimeTargetNumber of Inspections
Oct 2010N/A21
Nov 2010N/A26
Dec 2010N/A11
Jan 2011N/A7
Feb 2011N/A12
Mar 2011N/A15
Apr 2011N/A14
May 2011N/A6
Jun 2011N/A26
Jul 2011N/A27
Aug 2011N/A15
Sep 2011N/A40

FY 2011 YTD: 220

Number of device foreign inspections completed at the end of the month

Dictionary: The Office of Regional Operations (ORO) and the Centers within FDA agree on a list of foreign firms manufacturing food, drugs, and devices imported into the United States to be inspected within the year. The following criteria are used to determine if a foreign firm warrants an inspection: the type of product that the firm manufactures, whether the firm is in a high risk category, and the previous inspection history.

Fiscal Year - 2011

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TimeTargetNumber of Inspections
Oct 2010N/A25
Nov 2010N/A12
Dec 2010N/A21
Jan 2011N/A15
Feb 2011N/A13
Mar 2011N/A11
Apr 2011N/A12
May 2011N/A12
Jun 2011N/A15
Jul 2011N/A12
Aug 2011N/A13
Sep 2011N/A13

FY 2011 YTD: 174

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