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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville  Maryland  20857  U.S.A.
Phone: 888-463-6332 or 1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332) Fax:

FDA Overview:

The Food and Drug Administration is one of the nation's oldest and most respected consumer protection agencies. This presentation will tell you about FDA's responsibilities, the tools we use to fulfill those responsibilities, and our priorities for improving the way we serve the public.

•Stated most simply, FDA's mission is:
- to promote and protect the public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way,
- To monitor products for continued safety after they are in use, and
- To help the public get the accurate, science-based information needed to improve health.

FDA's Mission Statement

The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.

Key Statistics

Ownership: Private

Web Site: FDA


Company News
FDA Grants Priority Review For FDAs BLINCYTO (Blinatumomab) Supplemental Biologics License Application 3/30/2017 6:48:28 AM
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FDA Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval Of Genentech (RHHBY)’s Subcutaneous Rituximab For Certain Blood Cancers 3/29/2017 8:48:55 AM
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Trump's FDA Head Nominee to Recuse Himself From Decisions Involving 20+ Companies 3/29/2017 7:36:54 AM