FDA STAFF MANUAL GUIDES, VOLUME I - ORGANIZATIONS AND FUNCTIONS
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
OFFICE OF FOODS AND VETERINARY MEDICINE
CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY AND APPLIED NUTRITION
OFFICE OF REGULATORY SCIENCE
Effective Date: October 1, 2012
1. OFFICE OF REGULATORY SCIENCE (DJJHF).
A. Conducts laboratory science and research that supports the FDA regulatory agenda.
B. Develops laboratory based methods to support regulations and related policy developments.
C. Provides technical support and expert advice on scientific issues related to policy and regulations.
D. Originates, plans, and conducts research in the areas of food processing and packaging, food chemistry, food toxicants, dietary supplement ingredient analysis, food nutrient analysis, food microbiology, and cosmetic component studies.
E. Reviews regulatory actions for adequacy of evidence and accuracy of the science and technical procedures and findings.
2. AUTHORITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE.
The functional statements for this Office were approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, effective October 1, 2012.