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FDA

abbr.
Food and Drug Administration
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FDA

(in the US) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Food and Drug Administration: a federal agency responsible for monitoring trading and safety standards in the food and drug industries
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FDA

Food and Drug Administration.
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Noun1.FDA - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related productsFDA - 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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Translations

FDA

abbr Food and Drug Administration. V. administration.
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F.D.A.: Objectionable conditions at egg sites Rodents, flies, wild birds and piles of manure 4 to 8 feet high were some of the objectionable conditions found in Food and Drug Administration inspections of egg-laying plants associated with a Salmonella enteriditis outbreak.
Our F.D.A. [Food and Drug Administration] had previously concealed the source of RU-486, and its U.S.
At the time, Summit (NASDAQ: BEAM) was one of only two companies that had received F.D.A. approval to use their excimer laser technology to reshape the cornea.
"It doesn't take long," he writes, "in fact, for some of the F.D.A.'s detractors to veer away from specific, policy-based criticisms to a sort of amorphous, class-based attack rooted in the cultural divide between Eastern, Government-friendly elites and everybody else." Neither class nor education has much to do with the issue, of course.