The United States Food and Drug Administration is the oldest consumer protection agency in the United States. The agency was not officially known as the FDA until 1930, but its regulatory functions began with... more +
The United States Food and Drug Administration is the oldest consumer protection agency in the United States. The agency was not officially known as the FDA until 1930, but its regulatory functions began with the passage of the 1906 Pure Food and Drugs Act. The agency is charged with protecting the integrity of the nation's food supply and cosmetic products, as well as monitoring the safety and efficacy of drugs, medical devices, and biological products.
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In early September of 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA“) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC“) announced an investigation into a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney infections linked...more
On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the suspension of the registration of Sunland, Inc., a producer of nuts, and nut and seed spreads, pursuant to the FDA's authority under Section 102...more
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 3,000 deaths every year are caused by food-borne illnesses and about 48 million people—1 in 6 Americans—gets sick from food contamination....more
The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are collaborating with the University of California Davis and Agilent Technologies, a chemical analysis/engineering company from Santa Clara,...more
By Krystina Steffen, staff SEO | Law Firm News Center In Good Practice writer – June 22, 2011
Nanotechnology is changing the products we use everyday – food, clothes, cars, and even medicine. For some, nanotechnology is a...more
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