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Laws, Acts, and Rules

The Food and Drugs Act of 1906 was the first of more than 200 laws that constitute one of the world's most comprehensive and effective networks of public health and consumer protections. 

Visit the FDA Regulatory Information Web page for information on the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act (FDAAA) of 2007, and other legislation, rules and regulations.