Food and Drug Administration


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a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for testing all cosmetic ingredients before they reach the public.
The laws weren't perfect--or perfectly enforced--and it wasn't until 1938 that the Food and Drug Administration itself was created, with the power to regulate the manufacturing, trade, and advertising of every food product or medicine available in the country.
And though a nonprescription form of the allergy drug ultimately depends on the Food and Drug Administration, Thousand Oaks-based WellPoint is advocating its approval.
The unit has been inspected by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for compliance with international Good Clinical Practice and Good Laboratory Practice and operates at the high quality standards required for international drug development.
Grocery isles are starting to look more like a pharmacy thanks to recent Food and Drug Administration approval for health claims on food labels.
Sources: Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada.
Supreme Court ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not have the authority to regulate tobacco/nicotine products.
CONTACT: Susan Cruzan of Food and Drug Administration, 301-443-3285, or home, 301-926-7081/
The Food and Drug Administration has approved trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and pentamidine for treatment of P.
Nearly 50 years ago, the Food and Drug Administration determined that these once-popular "medicines' were worthless and banned their sale.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to Defibrotide for the prevention of hepatic veno-occlusive disease (VOD) in the U.
Food and Drug Administration as critically important in human medicine, and for which emergence of resistant bacteria is especially undesirable (2).
After a spate of food poisoning that resulted in 138 deaths and more than 7,000 cases of serious illness during 2002, the Chinese government has approved the creation of the new China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA).
The Food and Drug Administration caved in to drug-industry pressure when it approved fluoroquinolones for treating flocks of poultry,' said Patricia Lieberman, director of CSPI's Antibiotic-Resistance Project.
Friedman, deputy commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, said, ``Many drugs labeled only for adult use are, in fact, widely used in pediatric patients'' for the same illnesses.
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