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Food & Drug Administration

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Daniel Valdez

on 11 June 2013

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Food & Drug Administration
1. History
2. Mission
3. Background
4. Regulated Industries
5. Licensing
6. Positive Moment
7. Negative Moments
8. Interesting Topic
Moment Moment
History Background Industries Licensing Positive Negative
Food, Cosmetics and Vitamin Products
- Whole grains, bakery products, noodle products, cereal, breakfast foods, snack food items, milk, eggs, vegetables, dressings, soft drinks, spices, etc.
Human Drugs
- Vitamins, minerals, proteins, and unconventional dietary specialties for humans; pharmaceutical necessities and container for drugs & biologics, etc.
- Pharmaceutical necessities and containers for drugs and biologics; Biologics and licensed in-vivo and in-vitro diagnostic products, etc.
Animal Use Products
- Vitamins and minerals for animals, antibiotics for animals, animal drugs, animal devices, animal diagnostics, animal food, etc.
Medical devices
- Dental, hearing, nose, and throat medical devices; Radiology medical devices; microwaves
The FDA's goal is to protect the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
1848, patent to carry out chemical analysis of agricultural products.
1862, Department of Agriculture inherited this function.
It was not known as the FDA until 1930.
1906 Pure Food and Drugs Act was signed by Theodore Roosevelt.
- Also known as the Wiley Act.
1938, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act)
Margaret A. Hamburg
21st Commissioner
May 18, 2009
Second Woman to be nominated
Medical Doctor, Scientist, and Public Health Executive
Harvard Medical School
Completed her internal medicine at what is now New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weil Cornell Medical Center.
She conducted research on neuroscience at Rockefeller University.
Studied neuropharmacology at the Institute of Mental Health.
Then focused on AIDS research as assistant director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
14,648 employees
Biologics License
Wholesales Drug Distributor Licenses
FDA says its okay to turn bad food into sellable.
- Applesause
- Snokists Grower of Yakima, WA
- Salmonella
Chicken Jerky Treats Suspects
- Dog Treats
- Waggin’ Train Jerky Treats or Tenders (Nestle Purina); Canyon Creek Ranch Jerky Treats or Tenders (Nestle Purina); Milo’s Kitchen Home-Style Dog Treats (Del Monte Corp)
- Eteplirsen
- Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Interesting Topic
Supplement Industry/Steroids
Industry Profit Over Public Health
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