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Food and Drug Administration

  • By: Lorine Swainston Goodwin
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with broad regulatory, investigatory, and educative duties intended to protect the health and safety of American consumers. It administers the federal Food, Drug, ...

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