Food and Drug Administration

Agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services

The Food and Drug Administration is a federal 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 control 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, animal foods & feed and veterinary products.

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Government clearance of the emergency treatment, which will be called Veklury, would open the door to wider usage.
Credit: CBS News - Published 21 hours ago

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The former FDA commissioner says the U.S. is "definitely going to be somewhere between 200,000 and 300,000" deaths depending on mitigation efforts.
Credit: CBS News - Published 2 days ago

The FDA, USDA and CDC are investigating an onion-linked salmonella outbreak that has grown to 640 illnesses and 85 hospitalizations in 43 states.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

Samsung announced FDA clearance during today’s event.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 includes a heart-monitoring electrocardiogram (ECG) app, which the..
6 days ago • The Verge
The agency has moved to keep several of the products, which it found to have inadequate concentrations of alcohol, from entering the United States.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 1 week ago

Noting pace of research, investment bank says millions of Americans could get vaccinated by July of 2021.
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

Federal agency says it's still finding methanol β€” or wood alcohol β€” in samples of some products from Mexico.
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

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