Browsing the "regulation and enforcement" Tag

Food and Drug Administration

January 10th, 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal agency that is responsible for protecting public health through regulation and supervision of several different types of products, including food products, tobacco products, medications, medical devices, dietary...


Environmental Protection Agency

January 10th, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which was formed in 1970, is an agency of the U.S. federal government tasked with protecting human health and the environment.  It does this, in part, by drafting and enforcing environmental regulations.


U.S. Department of Transportation

January 10th, 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), which began operation in 1967, deals with, you guessed it, transportation.As part of that mission, the ACPD is responsible for, among other things, ensuring that airline advertisements comply with the DOT’s rules prohibiting...


U.S. Department of Justice

January 10th, 2012

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), which is led by the Attorney General, is the federal executive department responsible for enforcing federal laws.  Among other things, it works with other federal agencies (such as the FTC) to...


U.S. Department of Education

January 10th, 2012

The U.S. Department of Education (ED), which was created in 1980, is divided into several different offices.  One of its offices, the Office of Inspector General (OIG), is charged with identifying, auditing, and investigating fraud...


Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

January 10th, 2012

In addition to collecting federal excise taxes on alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and ammunition, TTB is also responsible for assuring compliance with federal tobacco and alcohol labeling and marketing requirements.



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