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Fda --> food and drug administration

The U.S. Agency responsible for regulation of biotechnology foodproducts. The major laws under which the agency has regulatory powersinclude the food, drug, and cosmetic act, and the public health service Act.

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Re: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... As far as their safety being in question, according to health.yahoo.net, “if you home-brew beer, you might consider growing your own hops: The FDA legally allows 2,500 aphids for every 10 grams of hops.” And if that’s not enough, heck, ants are even doing it. Here’s a BBC video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43id_NRajDo ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
Replies: 2
Views: 2836

Growth on metal pot?!

... than numbers (some foods carry milions of bacteria per gram) and such pathogens are well characterized and documented. I refer you to the US FDA "Bad Bug Book" http://www.fda.gov/food/foodsafety/foodborneillness/foodborneillnessfoodbornepathogensnaturaltoxins/badbugbook/default.htm ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth on metal pot?!
Replies: 24
Views: 9846


Have you looked at FDA BAM? http://www.fda.gov/Food/ScienceResearch/LaboratoryMethods/BacteriologicalAnalyticalManualBAM/ucm063335.htm

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by JorgeLobo
Mon May 28, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sampling
Replies: 7
Views: 3090


FDA is not "lax" - all drugs have contraindications. The Agency uses all those criteria in approving drugs - including cautions as to use by certain groups. Obviously, application by women of child bearing age would ...

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by JorgeLobo
Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Thalidomide
Replies: 5
Views: 8116

Growth of Salmonella on meat sold in public markets

Theres' punmed and Google scholar but artuces here are not usually free. Try FDA websites and search the net for staph auerus and heat stable enterotoxin. Heres a few: http://www.fda.gov/Food/ScienceResearch/LaboratoryMethods/BacteriologicalAnalyticalManualBAM/ucm073674.htm ...

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by JorgeLobo
Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:52 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth of Salmonella on meat sold in public markets
Replies: 5
Views: 2024
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