Food and Drug Administration (Philippines)

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Food and Drug Administration
FDA Logo.jpg
Agency overview
FormedJune 22, 1963[1]
JurisdictionPhilippines
HeadquartersCivic Drive, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City 1781
Agency executives
  • Ms. Nela Charade G. Puno, RPh[2], Director General
  • Atty. Ronald R. De Veyra, MBA, CESO VI, Deputy Director General
Parent agencyDepartment of Health (Philippines)
Websitewww.fda.gov.ph

The Food and Drug Administration of the Philippines (formerly called the Bureau of Food and Drugs) was created under the Department of Health to license, monitor, and regulate the flow of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, and household hazardous waste in the Philippines.

The FDA's main goal is to ensure the health and safety of food and drugs made available to the public.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AN ACT TO ENSURE THE SAFETY AND PURITY OF FOODS, DRUGS, AND COSMETICS BEING MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC BY CREATING THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION WHICH SHALL ADMINISTER AND ENFORCE THE LAWS PERTAINING THERETO". www.chanrobles.com. Government of the Philippines. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  2. ^ "FDA Management Team". www.fda.gov.ph. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 30 March 2017.