Every day Americans interact with countless items regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, tobacco products, lasers, and even turtles (among other things too). At FDA Storytime, we talk about how FDA goes about regulating about a quarter of the U.S. consumer economy, one story at a time.

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Every Plant can be a Weed and a Pest too … Federal Law Says So

I love to garden. But weeds, along with deer, cause me great pain and toil. I hate weeds, but what exactly is a weed? Let’s turn to the law (I am a lawyer after all). Pesticides are nationally regulated under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). This law, like any good law, contains … Continue reading Every Plant can be a Weed and a Pest too … Federal Law Says So