Food and Drug Regulation

Combatting Drug Shortages

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

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.

Agriculture irrigation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.