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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
Boehringer Ingelheim Release: U.S. FDA Approves Synjardy (empagliflozin/metformin hydrochloride) Tablets For Adults With Type 2 Diabetes 8/27/2015 9:07:12 AM
Symbiomix Completes Enrollment In Second Pivotal Trial Of SYM-1219 For Bacterial Vaginosis, And Receives FDA Fast Track Designation 8/27/2015 6:59:57 AM
Arcadia Biosciences (RKDA) Release: Verdeca’s HB4 Stress Tolerance Trait Completes FDA Early Food Safety Evaluation 8/26/2015 10:47:15 AM
Nine Reasons Why The FDA Is Approving Almost Every NDA 8/26/2015 7:42:09 AM
BioPharm Executive: Will FDA Finally Give Up On Trampling Free Speech? 8/25/2015 11:02:18 AM
Ligand (LGND) Release: FDA Expands Use Of Promacta To Include Treatment Of Children Ages 1 And Older With Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia 8/25/2015 9:59:53 AM
EDAP TMS S.A. (EDAP) Provides Formal Response To FDA Addressing All Concerns Raised In July 2015 Ablatherm HIFU Letter 8/25/2015 7:17:21 AM
FDA Approves DexCom (DXCM) G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System 8/25/2015 6:49:49 AM
FDA And European Medicines Agency Accept Regulatory Applications For Boehringer Ingelheim's Gilotrif (afatinib) For Treatment Of Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Lung 8/25/2015 6:24:51 AM
FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation For Tocagen Inc.'s Toca 511 & Toca FC, An Investigational Immuno-Oncology Treatment For Glioblastoma 8/25/2015 6:21:06 AM