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A Guide to Understanding U.S. Food and Drug Administration Regulations

US Food and Drug AdministrationThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA, USFDA) is a federal agency responsible for protecting and promoting public health through regulation and supervision of food products, besides tobacco, dietary supplements, medications, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics.

This Bright Hub Guide allows readers to make sense of the US Food and Drug Administration regulations and guidelines. Read for recommended nutritional guidelines, up-to-date research, safe and prescribed treatment for a variety of illness, or understand the health hazards associated with certain types of foods.

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    Eliminating Mold Spores in Food Processing Plants

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    Do you dispose unused and expired prescription medicines responsibly? Well, the best way to discard prescription medicine properly is to follow the guidelines laid down by the FDA and ONDCP. Read on...

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Discard Your Prescription Medicine Properly

Do you dispose unused and expired prescription medicines responsibly? Well, the best way to discard prescription medicine properly is to follow the guidelines laid down by the FDA...

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Biotechnology and other modern farming methods of industrial agriculture have led to more food being available for lower prices than ever before. Learn some of the advantages and criticisms...