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  Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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  PartyDemocratic
NameMargaret A. "Peggy" Hamburg
Won05/18/2009
Votes99 (100.00%)
Margin99 (+100.00%)
Term05/25/2009 - 01/20/2017


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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Department of Health & Human Services  
Website[Link]
Established July 00, 1930
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorScott³
Last ModifiedScott³ November 27, 2008 03:58am
DescriptionThe United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the government agency responsible
for regulating food (human and animal), dietary supplements, drugs (human and animal),
cosmetics, medical devices (human and animal), biologics and blood products in the United States.

The FDA is an operating division within the Department of Health and Human Services. [Link]

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Dec 11, 2013 03:00pm News FDA Takes Steps to Phase out Antibiotics in Meat  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Aug 02, 2013 01:00pm News Warren demands US ends ban on blood donations from gay men  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jul 06, 2013 10:00am News Pepsi Says It Will STOP The Use of Aborted Fetal Cells In Flavor Research  Article kal 
Jun 20, 2013 10:00am News FDA Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors Opposed by American Medical Association  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 28, 2011 05:00am Perspective A second chance for faulty food? FDA calls it 'reconditioning'  Article RP 
Feb 01, 2009 09:00am News Late move on drugs by Bush FDA could be dangerous  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 27, 2009 11:00pm News Dissidents at F.D.A. Complain of Inquiry  Article ArmyDem 
Jan 08, 2009 04:00pm News FDA scientists complain to Obama of 'corruption'  Article ArmyDem 
Aug 02, 2007 06:00am News FDA's Retention Bonuses Rise to the Top  Article Scott³ 
May 08, 2007 06:00am Commentary Decline in food safety is difficult to swallow  Article RP 
Apr 23, 2007 09:30pm Report FDA Was Aware of Dangers To Food  Article RP 
Apr 22, 2007 10:50pm Proposed Legislation Could changes be coming for chocolate?  Article RP 
Nov 15, 2005 02:15pm Report Audit Faults FDA on Morning-After Pill  Article RP 
Nov 09, 2005 10:00pm News Bush Signs Bill Regulating Tinted Contacts  Article -- 
Sep 23, 2005 07:00pm Commentary Bush’s Petulant Pique appointments  Article RP 

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