The FDA refers to the Food and Drug Administration. Most states in India have their own FDA which is responsible for the quality of food and pharmaceutical products available in the state. The term is also used on our site to describe the United States FDA which is becoming more and more active with Indian pharma companies entering the US market.


Food labels in the US all set to change
- Editorial Team
March 05, 2014 at 09:44am
Calories in bold print, added sugar amounts and realistic serving sizes may soon be portrayed on food labels aimed at fighting America's obesity …

Sale of morning-after pill to minors: What you should know about the pill
- Pavitra Sampath
May 02, 2013 at 01:17pm
The recent news about the FDA approving the sale of ‘Plan B Onestep’ a well known morning-after pill, to girls above the age of 15, has sent …

Maharashtra state to take action against striking chemists?
- Nirmalya Dutta
February 22, 2013 at 09:23am
The state government miffed with the chemists who have gone on a strike are considering using the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act even …

Mumbai chemist strike illegal?
- Nirmalya Dutta
February 21, 2013 at 12:11pm
Citizens and doctors both condemned Mumbai chemists for going on a strike which has affected people around the city. The chemists are at loggerheads …

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