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Protecting America's Health : The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation - 03 edition

Protecting America`s Health : The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation (ISBN10: 0807855820; ISBN13: 9780807855829)
ISBN13: 978-0807855829
ISBN10: 0807855820

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0375404665
ISBN10: 037540466X

Summary: "Emerging out of the era of the robber barons and Theodore Roosevelt's desire to "civilize capitalism," the Food and Drug Administration was created to stop the trade in adulterated meats and quack drugs. In the almost one hundred years since, it has evolved from a squad of eleven inspectors dogging dishonest tradesmen into America's most important regulatory agency, keeping tabs on the products of about 95,000 businesses and more than $1 trillion wort ...show moreh of goods annually." "This book shows how the agency combats self-serving political and industrial interests and protects Americans from hazardous medicines, medical devices, and foodstuffs while enforcing rigorous scientific standards. Hilts takes us back to the FDA's beginnings, when it confronted businesses that acknowledged no limitations on what could be brought to market or on the claims they could make for a product. With the coming of the FDA, our government, for the first time, was able to force the removal of toxic elixirs from the shelves and to insist on accurate labeling." Protecting America's Health shows society adapting to both the burgeoning of science and technology and the ascendancy of the capitalist market. It makes startlingly clear the essential role the FDA has played in maintaining and protecting the quality of life - and health - to which the American public has long been accustomed. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 03
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Published: 09/27/2004
International: No



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