Food And Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), cosmetics and veterinary products.
Posts about Food And Drug Administration
  • Health Claims on Food Labels

    … on food labels can result in financial damages, mental stress, and harmful side effects. Consumers may be spending thousands of dollars and wasting valuable time on food products that fail to fix their health problems. What are Misleading Health Claims? According to the Food and Drug Administration, a health claim describes the relationship between…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 34 readers -
  • Dallas Cold Therapy “Cryotherapy” Lawyer

    … temperature decrease is beneficial for the body and mind because it leads to a vigorous flow of blood and releases endorphins. The popularity of the practice is increasing dramatically, but patients need to be aware of the dangers of these treatments—especially if the individual extends beyond the normal three-minute session. The owner of one…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 36 readers -
  • FDA Tackles Tobacco Giant RJ Reynolds

    … to call for the removal of four RJ Reynolds cigarette brands from the market. The company has 30 days to remove existing product from store shelves. So far this year the FDA has ruled positively on 162 products and issued 78 orders against tobacco products found not to be “substantially equivalent to past products”. The FDA’s Mitch Zeller, director…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 9 readers -
  • Child Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine

    … The technological revolution has not only changed the way we communicate and share information with one another, it has even changed the way much of the population smokes cigarettes. In an effort to avoid the well documented hazards of traditional cigarettes, many smokers have switched to electronic cigarettes in order to get their nicotine fix…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 24 readers -
  • Dallas Lipitor Drug Injury Lawyer

    …If you’ve been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes while taking Lipitor, you may have a valid claim against Pfizer. Call 1-877-405-4313 to discuss your case with our Dallas drug injury attorneys. We’ll explain the legal options available to you for no charge. Lipitor® is the worlds top-selling prescription drug. Like Crestor, Lipitor is a statin…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 41 readers -
  • Are New Abuse-Deterrent Opioids Working? Not Yet. . .

    … The FDA and drug makers have worked to make painkillers resistant to abuse, most notably, OxyContin. In 2010, the manufacturer, Purdue Pharma added features to the drug to make it hard for the pills to be altered and used by addicts. OxyContin is one of the more prominent painkillers linked to the rising rates of opioid abuse in recent years…

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  • E-cigarettes: Tobacco Industry Using Chemicals to Boost Nicotine Addiction

    …” products the same kick as the original tobacco cigarettes. Documents uncovered in the investigation show that additives were used to “promote high consumer acceptance and continued use of their products.” “In 1986, a report by RJ Reynolds described its campaign to target 18- to 24-year-old men by increasing the smoothness and masking the harshness…

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