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Food and Drug Law: Statutes

Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

The Food and Drug Administration was created in 1938 by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act [June 25, 1938, Chap. 675, Sec. 1, 52 Stat. 1040; 21 U.S.C. 301)

Other Acts Related to Food and Drug Law

  • Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004 (Pub.L. 108–358, Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1661) LX WL 

  • Animal Drug User Fee Act of 2003 (Pub.L. 108–130, Nov. 18, 2003, 117 Stat. 1361) LX WL 

  • Animal Drug User Fee Amendments of 2008 (Pub.L. 110–316, Title I, Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3509) LX WL 

  • Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (Pub.L. 107–109, Jan. 4, 2002, 115 Stat. 1408) LX WL 

  • Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act of 2007 (Pub.L. 110–85, Title V, Sept. 27, 2007, 121 Stat. 876) LX WL 

  • Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (Pub.L. 111–148, Title VII, Subtitle A, Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 804) LX WL 

  • Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984 (Hatch-Waxman Act) (Hatch-Waxman Amendments) (Pub.L. 98–417, Sept. 24, 1984, 98 Stat. 1585) LX WL 

  • Federal Anti–Tampering Act (Pub.L. 98–127, Oct. 13, 1983, 97 Stat. 831) LX WL 

  • Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997 (Pub.L. 105–115, Nov. 21, 1997, 111 Stat 2296) LX  WL 

  • Generic Drug Enforcement Act of 1992 (Pub.L. 102–282, May 13, 1992, 106 Stat. 149) LX WL 

  • Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (Pub.L. 108–173, Dec. 8, 2003, 117 Stat. 2066) LX WL 

  • Medicine Equity and Drug Safety Act of 2000 (MEDS Act) (Pub.L. 106–387, § 1(a) [Title VII, § 745], Oct. 28, 2000, 114 Stat. 1549, 1549A–35) LX WL 

  • Rare Diseases Orphan Product Development Act of 2002 (Pub.L. 107–281, Nov. 6, 2002, 116 Stat. 1992) LX WL 

  • Sherley Amendment (Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 352, 37 Stat. 416) LX WL