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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We view this revolving door as deferred bribery or "business as usual" as it relates to how the FDA approves new drugs and allows dangerous ones to remain on the market.