Food and Drug Administration


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Noun1.Food and Drug Administration - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related productsFood and Drug Administration - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Food and Drug Ad·min·i·stra·tion

n. Administración de Alimentos y Drogas, institución oficial en los Estados Unidos con regulaciones concernientes a alimentos, drogas, cosméticos y disposiciones médicas.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not test cosmetic ingredients--except for color additives--before they reach the public.
To the Editor: Following logic similar to that recently used by the US Food and Drug Administration to withdraw approval for enrofloxacin, a recent letter estimated that fluoroquinolone use in poultry could compromise responses to antimicrobial drugs in >24,000 persons per year in the United States (1).
federal government liaison group has been created to work with the committee with representatives from the NIEHS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Energy, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Transportation.
Hard on the heels of this announcement, the Food and Drug Administration announced two proposed rules to reduce medical errors.
A new mandate Monday that the Food and Drug Administration effectively speed up the introduction of generic drugs could save U.
charging FDA was not authorized to issue the rule under the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act passed by Congress in 1997 (nor under the follow-up law, the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act of 2002).
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.
The Food and Drug Administration has warned consumers to avoid it, and for manufacturers to remove it from their products.
To help students understand how rising popular indignation, fueled by a 1906 novel, led to federal regulation of the production and sale of meat, other foods, and drugs, paving the way for today's Food and Drug Administration.
When zalcitabine (Hivid) received marketing clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June 1992, it became the first antiretroviral drug licensed under the accelerated approval process.
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