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Pure Food and Drug Act
Legislation in the United States, passed in 1906, that required inspection of American meat by the federal government. It also required labeling of some addictive substances and prohibited poisonous medicines. It was superseded by the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938.
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Professors Henry Grabowski and John Vernon, who have studied the industry for over two decades, concur that attempts to regulate the industry have produced mixed results since the debut of the first law, the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
Experiments conducted on additives such as formaldehyde and borax confirmed that the concerns were well founded and this eventually resulted in the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
, which created the United States Food and Drug Administration, FDA historian Suzanne White Junod, Ph.