Taiwan Passes Law Creating Food And Drug Administration
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Executive SummaryTaiwan's legislature passed a bill creating a new agency with responsibility for the safety of drugs, food and cosmetics. The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration in the Department of Health is to have the responsibilities previously handled by separate bureaus within the DOH. They include the Bureau of Pharmaceutical Affairs, Bureau of Food and Drug Analysis, Bureau of Controlled Drugs and the Bureau of Food Safety. The legislation suggests the new TFDA establish a panel responsible for reviewing drug, food and cosmetic products. (Click here for more
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