We consume multiple chemicals and foods on a daily basis. With the increase in the brands in the market there are different foods and eatables as well as medicines available. You can have access to a lot of ingestible content without knowing whether the food or drug is safe or not. After an unfortunate incident which took the lives of 107 mostly children citizens, the federal law called the food, drug and cosmetic act was established in 1906.
Every food, drug and cosmetic has to be approved by this committee that tests and approves the content before allowing the general public to use it The act was introduced as an attempt to make eatables safe for the citizens.