Animal & Veterinary
PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE - FDA Fact Sheets Available in Spanish
FDA Veterinarian Newsletter 2002 Volume XVI, No IV
Thirteen Fact Sheets published by FDA are now available electronically in Spanish. The Fact Sheets describe how FDA protects the public health, regulates products including foods, drugs, medical devices, veterinary medicines, blood products, and other important products Americans depend on every day.
The Fact Sheets are easily accessible on FDA's Home Page by clicking on Fact Sheets. Fact Sheets available in Spanish are followed by the words "Spanish version" in bold. The Spanish language versions are in HTML and PDF formats.
The Fact Sheets translated include "FDA Fights Rare Diseases: New Help for Patients Without Treatments," Improving Public Health, Promoting Safe and Effective Drug Use," and "Keeping the Nation's Food Supply Safe: FDA's Big Job Done Well."
Other Fact Sheet topics describe the regulation of medical devices, adverse event reporting, protecting human subjects in clinical trials, safeguarding animal health and keeping the U.S. free of "Mad Cow" disease, FDA's role in regulating imports, and a description of domestic field operations.