A food safety agency or food administration is a kind of agency found in various countries and international organizations with responsibilities related to food, primarily with insuring the safety of food sold or distributed to the population, and with insuring that food sellers inform the population of the origins and health qualities and risks associated with food being sold.
The Food and Drug Administration (United States), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, medications, vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices, veterinary products, and cosmetics
The Food Safety Commission, a commission directed in 2002 to be established in the United States to report to the President and Congress on enhancing the food safety system
The United States Food Administration, the responsible agency for the administration of the Allies' food reserves during the United States' participation in World War I
The State Food and Drug Administration, the agency of the government of the People 's Republic of China in charge of comprehensive supervision of the safety management of food, health food, and cosmetics, and the competent authority for drug regulation
The Norwegian Food Safety Authority, a Norwegian government agency responsible for safe food and drinking water; human, plant, fish, and animal health; environmentally friendly production and ethically acceptable farming of animals; cosmetics; medicines; and the inspection of animal health personnel