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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Treatises & Texts

The following subject headings can be used to search the library's catalog for additional relevant materials:

  • United States. Food and Drug Administration
  • Food law and legislation -- United States
  • Drugs -- Law and legislation -- United States
  • Pharmacy -- Law and legislation -- United States
  • Pharmaceutical industry -- United States
  • Drug development -- United States
  • Cosmetics -- Law and legislation -- United States

Law Reviews & Journals

Food and Drug Law Journal (K6 .O281) (1992-2008, 2014-2022; print subscription cancelled)

Journal of Food Law and Policy (K10.O3696) (2005-2008; print subscription cancelled)

For information on how to search and locate relevant articles in other legal and non-legal periodicals generally, see Georgetown Law Library's Articles for Legal and Non-Legal Research Guide.

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