Definition of FDA abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌef diː ˈeɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌef diː ˈeɪ//
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Food and Drug Administration (the US government department that is responsible for making sure that food and drugs are safe to be sold) Culture The FDA also stops the false advertising of such products. It is part of the Department of Health and Human Services and has been known by its present name since 1930, having been originally established in 1906.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: FDA