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A Fresh Take on What "Healthy" Means on Food Packages
The FDA wants to update the definition of the nutrient content claim “healthy” and is studying ways to help you spot foods that qualify to make the claim.Learn More
Consejos útiles para los consumidores de la FDA
What does FDA regulate?
Do you know how many of the products you use every day are regulated by the FDA? About 20 cents of every dollar you spend is on a product regulated by the FDA. But do you know what to contact FDA about since our agency’s responsibilities are closely related to those of several other government agencies?Learn More
A Recipe for Danger: Social Media Challenges Involving Medicines
Social media trends and peer pressure can be a dangerous combination to your children and their friends, especially when involving misusing medicines.
Generic Drugs Undergo Rigorous FDA Review
Applying the rigorous standards set out by law, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ensures that generic drugs are as safe and effective as the brand name drug products.
Fluorouracil and Pet Safety
For many households, pets are our best friends. For some people they are also indispensable service animals. Many show their affection by licking us. Others like to chew on things—your furniture, your shoes, your purse – anything that’s within reach. This includes medicated cream containers you apply to your skin that are stored on your nightstand or the countertop.