FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Mt. Vernon in Mount Vernon, Illinois

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FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Mt. Vernon Details

Address and Phone Number for FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Mt. Vernon, a FDA Office, at South 6th Street, Mount Vernon IL.

Name
FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Mt. Vernon
Address
105 South 6th Street
Mount Vernon, Illinois, 62864
Phone
618-242-9124

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About the FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Mt. Vernon

The FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Mt. Vernon, located in Mount Vernon, IL, is a branch location of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A regulatory agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, the FDA regulates food and drug related products to protect public health. In Jefferson County, the FDA regulates the food supply to ensure public safety. Similarly, the FDA regulates drugs and medical products to ensure their safety, efficacy, and security. In addition, the FDA regulates tobacco products, electronic products that emit radiation, and cosmetics. Finally, the FDA Office promotes innovations to increase food safety and make drugs and medical devices safer and more effective.

You may contact the FDA for questions about:
  • Jefferson County food safety
  • FDA drug safety standards
  • Regulation of tobacco products
  • The drug approval process
  • Consumer protection regulations
Jefferson County Food & Drug Safety

In Jefferson County, the FDA oversees most of the food supply, excluding meat, poultry, and eggs. The FDA food program ensures that production methods follow science-based standards to decrease the chance of food-borne illnesses and protect against international contamination. The FDA also monitors animal feed and animal drugs to limit their impact on food safety. The Mount Vernon FDA Office oversees food labeling to ensure its accuracy and reliability, and it also investigates instances of non-compliance uncovered through inspections, sampling, or event reporting. The FDA Office can issue product recalls and take action against producers, including criminal action.

Tobacco Regulation in Illinois

In addition to food and drug safety, the FDA regulates tobacco products to minimize the sale and distribution of tobacco products to Jefferson County children. The FDA monitors tobacco marketing to ensure it follows regulations and laws, and the office also conducts inspections of Jefferson County retailers to ensure compliance.

Drug Approval

Before any drug can be sold in the U.S., the FDA must approve it. The FDA evaluates drug test results submitted by drug companies to make sure the drugs are both safe and effective before they can be sold in Jefferson County. The FDA's authority over drug products is wide, including overseeing the production of approved drugs and medical devices.

Consumer Product Regulation

The FDA Office in Mount Vernon possesses regulatory authority to protect public health through consumer product regulation. This includes regulating biologics, cosmetics, and radiation emitting electronics. The FDA also regulates vaccines distributed to Jefferson County medical providers. This makes up one of the FDA's four core functions: Food Safety, Medical Products and Tobacco, Global Regulatory Operations, and Policy.

Contact the FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Mt. Vernon

You may contact the FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Mt. Vernon by calling 618-242-9124, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Mt. Vernon, 105 South 6th Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 62864.


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