FDA Approved? and Why – U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

How can you know for sure what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates? FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by regulating human drugs and biologics, animal drugs, medical devices, tobacco products, food and animal feed, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

Here is a guide to how FDA regulates products —and what the agency does (and doesn’t) approve.