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Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law Research Guide

This research guide assists with research in food, drug, and cosmetic law, in particular federal law arising since the 1938 Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and subsequent regulations.


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Cases involving the FDCA and other federal food, drug, and cosmetic laws can generally be found in the same sources and using the same techniques as other cases. For information on researching U.S. case law generally, see Georgetown Law Library's Case Law Research Guide or the Case Law Research Tutorial .

Specifically, cases on this subject can be found in the CCH Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Law Reporter (KF3868.5 .C6 1963) (print canceled in 2008) which is available on Westlaw.

Case Law Research Tutorial

Running time: 3:01 minutes

Created/updated: July 2019
Last reviewed: July 2019

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