FDA: Food and Drug Administration

The FDA, or the Food and Drug Administration, is the American equivalent to the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.

The FDA is a federal agency in the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Responsible for ensuring the safety of drugs, medicines, dietary supplements, medical devices, food supply and biological products, the FDA is designed to protect public health by controlling and supervising the availability and approval of these products. 

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