Food and Drug Regulation

More Regulation Needed to Combat Risks From Cosmetics

Scholar argues that the association between cosmetics and femininity has contributed to harmful under-regulation.

Bringing Sunscreen into the 21st Century

A recent FDA proposed rule would transform over-the-counter sunscreen regulation.

The Uncertain Regulatory Future of Marijuana-Based Oil

Upcoming FDA hearing could set the course for regulatory approval of the burgeoning CBD industry.

FDA and the Future of Youth Smoking

Former Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently discussed the e-cigarette epidemic among American youth.

Improving Front-of-Package Food Health Labeling

Food regulators in the United States should adopt smarter front-of-package labeling to encourage healthier eating.

Determining How to Regulate Encapsulated Placenta

Scholar argues that FDA should use a narrowly tailored framework to regulate encapsulated placenta pills.

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.