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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA is one of the United States federal executive departments, 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), veterinary products, and cosmetics.

The Rise in New Drug Approvals in 2011

This year has already seen the number of new drugs approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) match the total number approved in 2010. A new report compiled by Burrill & Company reveals AstraZeneca's blood-thinner...

Contributor: Pharma IQ
08/18/2011 08:00:00 PM EDT
FDA Compliance: Minimising Risk

Compliance with Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) guidelines is essential for all working within the pharmaceutical industry, from researchers working on clinical trials to those marketing the drugs to members of the public. The FDA is tasked...

Contributor: Pharma IQ
11/17/2010 07:00:00 PM EST
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The pharmaceutical industry in the United States has to comply with a number of guidelines to ensure the quality of the products it manufactures, the safety of its workers and members of the public, and the environment in which it operates. Many...

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09/19/2010 08:00:00 PM EDT