Food and Drug Regulation

Calls for Regulatory Approval of Edible Insects

Calls for Regulatory Approval of Edible Insects

Edible insects may become essential in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, but FDA regulation is lacking.

Combatting Drug Shortages

Combatting Drug Shortages

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

Determining the Safety of CBD Products

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

The Problem with Regulating Combination Products

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

Breaking Up Big Ag Requires Reasonable Antitrust Enforcement

Breaking Up Big Ag Requires Reasonable Antitrust Enforcement

The FTC and Justice Department must change their interpretation of antitrust laws to protect fair competition in agriculture.

Keeping Candy Safe

Keeping Candy Safe

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

Where’s the Plant-Based Beef?

Where’s the Plant-Based Beef?

Scholar argues for promotion of environmentally conscious plant-based diets through regulation.

The Regulatory Battle Over Safe Injection Sites

The Regulatory Battle Over Safe Injection Sites

As the United States struggles with opioid addiction, litigation rages over medically supervised consumption facilities.

Human Milk Markets Need Regulation

Human Milk Markets Need Regulation

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

Regulating Genetic Self-Experimentation as Biomedical Research

Regulating Genetic Self-Experimentation as Biomedical Research

Better oversight is needed of the “biohacking” that individuals perform on themselves.

More Regulation Needed to Combat Risks From Cosmetics

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

Bringing Sunscreen into the 21st Century

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