Food and Drug Regulation

Got Soy Beverage?

Plant-based milk producers may soon no longer be able to put “milk” on their labels.

Regulations Coming Soon for Lab-Grown Meat

FDA and USDA’s plan to jointly regulate lab-made meat raises new questions for the future of food regulation.

The Case for Eating Bugs

Scholar argues FDA should regulate insects as food to help address food insecurity.

How FDA Drug Review Contributed to the Opioid Epidemic

Scholars argue that FDA should use larger health data sets in its approval process for high-risk drugs.

Keeping Fraudulent Shrimp Out of Your Cocktail

The U.S. government is clamping down on seafood fraud and illegal fishing for shrimp imports.

The Medical Marijuana Delusion

Regulation of marijuana has been based on a false distinction for almost a century.

How State and Federal Food Regulations Can—and Should—Work Together

Experts argue that gaps in federal food safety rules require state governments to step up.

Invoking a Right to Try in Regenerative Medicine

Scholars caution against using the Right to Try Act to skirt regulation for regenerative therapies.

FDA Reform Needs to Look More Like Tax Reform

U.S. regulators should model the medical device classification process on recent tax reform.

Regulating Food Advertising to Children

Scholars propose accountability model to regulate how food is marketed to children.

Improving Federal Regulation of Medical Algorithms

Scholar argues that FDA should reform its regulation of algorithm-based medicine.

Regulating the Antibiotic Resistance Crisis

Scholar praises a California law that widely eliminates antibiotics use in the livestock industry.