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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The label for Zerbaxa was approved with a strength that reflects each individual active ingredient, although the product is dosed based on the sum of these ingredients, which has led to at least seven cases of medication error, the Food and Drug Administration said.
The United States Food and Drug Administration has granted approval for a new indication for United States-based Amgen's XGEVA (denosumab) for the treatment of hypercalcemia of malignancy refractory to bisphosphonate therapy, it was reported yesterday.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will implement its Reportable Food Registry (RFR) draft guidance for the food industry, developed in response to section 1005 of the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (Pub.
The fees would generate about $600 million annually, which would be used to beef up the Food and Drug Administration. Democratic lawmakers said the agency needs to inspect all foreign and domestic food facilities at least once every four years.
Nonetheless, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ruled the medicine safe and effective.
The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) temporarily ordered supermarkets nationwide to pull Popeye the Sailor Man's favorite vegetable from their shelves.
Moreover, the Food and Drug Administration is already holding back innovation in the drug industry, keeping needed medicines off the market for years.
The trial results have been sent to the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) for manufacturing and marketing approval.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not test cosmetic ingredients--except for color additives--before they reach the public.
The federal Food and Drug Administration has still not approved quinolones for respiratory infections in children.
In 1932, a muckraking book called 100,000,000 Guinea Pigs, written by engineers at the forerunner of Consumers Union, decried the Food and Drug Administration's inability to prevent unsafe products from reaching the market.
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