U.S. Food and Drug Administration

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by making sure that human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products, medical devices, the Nation’s food supply, cosmetics, dietary supplements, and products that give off radiation are safe, effective, and secure.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): What We Do
Chapter 1 – Introduction to FDA-regulated products from An Overview of FDA Regulated Products (2018)