Databases & Websites
Research and Current Awareness Databases
Bloomberg/BNA Medical Devices Law & Industry Report (UM Law only)
Bloomberg/BNA Pharmaceutical Law and Industry Report (UM Law only)
The Bloomberg/BNA Reports listed above contain coverage of Hot Topics, numerous substantive Special Reports on a wide range of subjects, and a list of Web Resources for pharmaceutical and medical device issues.
Intelliconnect (UM Law only) Navigate to Food, Drugs, and Devices and select or search the resources available there, which include News, Explanations, Primary Source Materials on Food, Drugs, Cosmetics, and Devices.
Government Agency Web SItes
Food and Drug Administration
The FDA regulates human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products, medical devices, food, cosmetics, dietary supplements, products that give off radiation, and tobacco.The section of the FDA Web site devoted to Cosmetic Law can be found here.
Currently a pilot program including data on reports (2004-2013) of drug adverse effects and medication errors. FDA plans to expand openFDA to include data on product recalls and product labeling.
Federal Trade Commission
The FTC enforces competition and consumer protection laws that affect drug companies.
Dept. of Agriculture
Food Safety and Inspection Service
The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.
NGO Web SItes
The Food and Drug Law Institute is a non-profit organization that provides a marketplace for discussing food and drug law issues through conferences, publications and member interaction. The scope of FDLI includes food, drugs, animal drugs, biologics, cosmetics, diagnostics, dietary supplements, medical devices and tobacco.
The National Pharmaceutical Council is a health policy research organization supported by the nation’s major research-based biopharmaceutical companies.
FDA Voice (FDA's official blog)
FDA Law Blog (Hyman, Phelps & McNamara)
Drug and Device Law (Reed Smith)
Food Safety News Daily reporting on food health and safety news
Eye on FDA (Fleischman-Hillard)
Food and Drug Law Access (Kelley Drye & Warren)
Other Food & Drug Law Research Guides