food and drug administration


food and drug administration
(FDA)
 Federal agency responsible for food, drug, and medical safety in the United States. The FDA was created in 1906 by the (Teddy) Roosevelt administration, in part because of Roosevelt’s experience with contaminated food during the Spanish-American War.

American business jargon. 2014.

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