FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION: FDA Launches 'FDA Basics' Online to Enhance Public Understanding of the Agency

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 General News J E 4

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration:

Why are there still food recalls? What are the side effects of a drug I'm taking?

How do I report a pet food complaint? Is FDA going to ban tobacco?

Answers to these questions and more can be found at "FDA Basics," a Web-based resource aimed at helping the public better understand what the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does.


To read the full FDA Consumer Update article, see FDA Launches "FDA Basics" Online to Enhance Public Understanding of the Agency at

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SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration



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