This year the government aggressively pursued Manufacturers under the enhanced provisions of the False Claims Act (FCA), as well as under the provisions of the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FDCA...read more
This article discusses how the Food and Drug Administration has come to adopt informal guidance (agency advice that influences regulated entities but does not carry the force and effect of law) as ...read more
The responsible corporate officer (RCO) doctrine permits convictions of corporate officers for violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), even in instances in which the corporat...read more
FDA's recent use of the Application Integrity Policy (AIP), most notably in the ongoing Ranbaxy matter, has created interest in the policy. The article discusses actions CDER's Office of Compliance...read more
63 Food and Drug Law Journal 257-274 (2008).
Today, more people are using cosmetics on a daily basis. What was once nothing more than a small-scale, door-to-door sales operation has become a ...read more
62 Food and Drug Law Journal 165-225 (2007).
This article traces the history of lipstick's social and legal regulation in Western seats of power, beginning in Ur circa 3,500 B.C.
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60 Food and Drug Law Journal 495-510 (2005).
Since President George W. Bush took office in 2000, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has used amicus curiae briefs in medical device and pharma...read more
60 Food and Drug Law Journal 413-420 (2005).
Cosmetic regulations, as with all regulations, are in a state of constant change. All of the primary world markets have undergone major changes in the...read more
Issue: 52 Food and Drug Law Journal 357-375 (1997)
The legislators who enacted the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938 (FDCA) almost certainly did not anticipate the development of what ...read more
Issue: 51 Food and Drug Law Journal 243-272 (1996)
Cosmetics in the United States are subject to minimal regulation, whereas drugs are regulated pervasively. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic ...read more