Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act:

see food adulterationfood adulteration,
act of intentionally debasing the quality of food offered for sale either by the admixture or substitution of inferior substances or by the removal of some valuable ingredient.
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The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) defines cosmetics by their intended use, as "articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, introduced into, or otherwise applied to the human body .
LAST OCTOBER, the Food and Drug Administration sent John King a stern letter warning him that he had committed "serious violations of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act," that to continue to market his product he would need to file a "New Drug Application," and that failure to comply might result in "seizure of violative products.
The actual language of US Federal Drug Administration Judge Davidson's ruling is "Enrofloxacin found not shown to be safe under the conditions of use upon the basis of which the application was approved as required under [section] 512(e)(1)(B) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act) [21 U.
In conclusion, good science and the law (Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act 1997; Federal Inssecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act 1972; Food Quality protections Act of 1996) require the U.
This portion of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, known as the Delaney clause, dates back to 1958, when technologies for detecting carcinogens picked up only gross contamination.
In 1938 the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act enlarged the Food and Drug Administration's regulatory powers, authorizing the government agency to hold medical devices to some of the same standards as drugs.
The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, passed in 1938 and amended in 1962, charged the FDA with ensuring the safety and effectiveness of prescription drugs marketed in this country.
Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFD&C Act), all packaged foods that are labeled on or after January 1, 2006, must comply with FALCPA's food allergen labeling requirements.
The FDA thinks of this as nothing new; it's been enforcing the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act against recalcitrant manufacturers for years.
Kessler is now considering classifying tobacco products as drugs, thus allowing the agency to regulate them under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
In May 2006, Adeza announced the submission of its NDA to the FDA under Section 505(b)(2) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, which allows for FDA approval of new or improved formulations of previously approved products.
One of the more controversial elements of the revised pesticide policy is the intended amendment of the Delaney clause -- a 35-year-old provision of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act that prohibits the sale of processed foods containing greater concentrations of pesticide residues than were present in the raw ingredients (SN: 5/15/93, p.
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