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Food and Drug Administration

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noun U.S. Government.
  1. a division of the Department of Health and Human Services that protects the public against impure and unsafe foods, drugs, and cosmetics. Abbreviation: FDA
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Food and Drug Administration

An agency of the United States federal government that approves or disapproves new drugs and substances that can be consumed.

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