Food and Drug Regulation

Fight Over Fowl Livers Continues in California

A federal appellate court decision could send foie gras off the menu—again.

How FDA Should Use Its Authority to Regulate Human Cells

FDA should encourage states to be the primary regulators of stem cell procedures.

Curbing Prescription Opioid Abuse Through Insurance Regulation

New study shows regulators have overlooked insurers in tackling the opioid epidemic.

FDA’s Authority to Regulate Off-Label Promotion

Expert argues that federal law gives regulator authority to restrict unauthorized drug uses.

Regulation and the Local Food Movement

New study suggests that cities can encourage local food production and consumption through smarter regulations.

Bolstering Supplement Regulations

Lawyer argues that United States should ramp up regulation of dietary supplements.

Learning from International Agreements and Domestic Missteps

Scholar argues U.S.-China trade agreements fill regulatory gaps left by both countries.

FDA Takes Action to Curb Overuse of Antimicrobials in Livestock

Amid growing concerns about “superbugs,” regulators seek comment on use of antimicrobials in animal feed.

Time to Get Graphic with Cigarette Labels?

FDA is years behind in its statutory mandate to put graphic warnings on cigarette labels.

The Uncertain Benefits of GMO Labeling

Scholar argues that regulators will have difficulty applying cost-benefit analysis to mandatory GMO labeling.

A More Holistic Definition of “Healthy”

Regulator solicits input on a new rule defining when foods could be considered “healthy.”

Drug Price Lowering Solutions from the Campaign Trail

As drug prices spike, the presidential candidates endorse proposals for getting costs down.