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FDA: Its History and Role

November 27, 2023 posted in FDA


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the oldest comprehensive consumer protection agency in the U.S. federal government, tracing its modern regulatory functions to the passage of the 1906 Pure Food and Drugs Act.

“The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a government agency that’s in place to protect public health. It does this by ensuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of many products you use every day,” says GoodRx Health.

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