FDA

Combatting Drug Shortages

A federal task force proposes regulatory solutions to mitigate drug shortages.

Lab-grown meat

Meat and Meat Alternatives Regulation

As people consume less meat and more meat alternatives, regulators have a role to play in ensuring accurate consumer information and safety.

Files

Regulating Human Subjects Research

A changing research environment means regulators and institutional review boards must adapt.

Robotic surgery

Robotic Surgeries Need Regulatory Attention

Lawyers and regulators are concerned about the lack of regulations for the use of robotic technology in surgeries.

Determining the Safety of CBD Products

FDA warns consumers that the agency has not evaluated most CBD products and cannot say they are safe.

The Problem with Regulating Combination Products

Unlike new drugs and devices, combination products may fall through the regulatory cracks.

E-Cigarette

Did a Federal Ethics Loophole Worsen the Vaping Crisis?

Congress should adopt stronger restrictions on former federal officials’ ability to lobby their old employers.

Keeping Candy Safe

Scholar argues that FDA can, and should, regulate marijuana edibles.

When it Comes to Federal Stem Cell Regulation, Less is More

FDA ought to promote stem cell therapy by easing up on regulation and its aggressive enforcement.

Vaping Products Going Retro Through Regulation

The Trump Administration plans to eliminate flavored vaping products from the market.

Human Milk Markets Need Regulation

Scholar says that human milk should be regulated to ensure donor milk is safe, accessible, and affordable.

Guidance Documents and the Regulation of Genetically Modified Foods

Scholars argue that federal agencies should not use guidance documents to regulate controversial issues.