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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Meanwhile, its Bureau of Chemistry employed laboratory scientists to test foods for adulteration.
Thus the Bureau of Chemistry was created, the predecessor of the FDA.
The precursor to the FDA was launched in 1906, when the Pure Food and Drugs Act bestowed limited regulatory powers on the Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Chemistry, mostly in the identification and removal of impure or misbranded food and drugs used in interstate commerce.
It was 100 years ago this month that the Food and Drug Administration--then called the Bureau of Chemistry at the U.S.
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