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What We Do

Information about FDA's mission, what FDA does and does not regulate, and the laws FDA enforces.

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Jobs and Training at FDA

Vacancies, fellowships, internships, and graduate and faculty programs; employment benefits; and ethics

FDA Organization

FDA organization charts, contact information, and descriptions

FDA History

Stories, information and resources about FDA's long fight for consumer protection and public health and institutional history

Commissioner's Page

Biography, priorities, and accomplishments of the Commissioner of Food and Drugs

Doing Business With FDA

Helpful information to assist potential grant recipients or contractors in doing business with FDA

En Español

Página principal en español de la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos (FDA)

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FDA Basics

Answers to frequently asked questions about the Food and Drug Administration.


Learn about the FDA's efforts for transparency for the public and for industry. Also contains initiatives such as FDA Basics and FDA-TRACK.

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Budget documentation for Fiscal Year 2023 and more

Plain Language

Discover how FDA is implementing the Plain Writing Act and Plain Language Principles in our communications with you.

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