Essays Tagged: "food and drug"

Is Salt really harmful??

can see that salt was as valuable as gold in the past.In our daily life, besides making nutritious food more palatable, salt is very useful in making bakery products, canned and frozen foods. Salt is ... ed and frozen foods. Salt is a good preservative that retards the growth of micro-organisms to make food storage possible for a long period of timie before refrigeration.Recently, an opinion that is h ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This was an essay on aphrodisiacs. A list of alleged aphrodisiacs and their affects on sexual behavior, as well as definition and history.

things to make something already great better? I found this topic to be very intriguing because the Food and Drug Administration declares that there is no scientific proof of any aphrodisiacs; Althoug ... ny aphrodisiacs; Although the population considers many things to be aphrodisiacs. Just because the food and drug administration does not recognize any substance as an aphrodisiac, does that mean that ...

(6 pages) 123 2 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


ch lessefficient until it stops working altogether.The first drug that was approved by the American Food and Drugadministration for use in treating the AIDS virus is called AZT, which stands forazido- ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

What was the outcome of Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle"?

take initiative of the situation. This began a series of events which eventually developed the Pure Food and Drug Administration Act.Upton Sinclair's novel described the daily routines of the meat-pac ... law forcing not only meat and beef packers, but should include any involvement with the Inter-State food business. It also stated that a license should be in effect and should only be granted by the F ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Governmental Role In Pharmacy.

on plans.(Abraham, p. 1498)The government controls every aspect of the pharmaceutical industry. The Food and Drug Administration, or the FDA, is the governmental agency that is in charge of regulating ...

(7 pages) 293 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Imperialism, Progressivism, and Moral Diplomacy.

quite a few new programs including the federal reserve act, the federal trade commission, the pure food and drug act and the meat inspection act. These are all good programs but instead of working wi ...

(1 pages) 73 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Product Recall information.

The Food and Drug AdministrationFood SafetyProduct Recall ProceduresAndInspection ProceduresIntroduction ... tyProduct Recall ProceduresAndInspection ProceduresIntroductionThis research paper will discuss the Food and Drug Administration. I will focus on a small part of the agency's history and also the duti ... he duties of the Food and Drug Administration pertaining to recall and inspection procedures.HistoryFood Production has been regulated in the United States since the mid 1800s. The Food and Drug Act, ...

(8 pages) 199 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This paper is about drugs and athletes in todays society

ers discovered them in the 1940's and 1950's.Steroids do have some medical value. The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of selected steroids for treating specific types o ...

(5 pages) 81 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

My Views on Animal Experimantation.

sts claim that they establish the safety ofboth the products and their components. However, the Foodand Drug Administration (FDA), which regulates cosmeticproducts, does not require animal ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Drugs in sports.

performance-enhancing substances should be prohibited by sports organizations and regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) especially if they could cause damage to others or oneself.There ... system diseases, and pulmonary maladies (Lieberman 2). They used it also to travel for days without food only having a ginseng root in their mouth to give them energy (Lieberman 3). Manufacturers stat ...

(8 pages) 152 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Artificial Sweetners

nt isstevia, formally known as Stevia rebaudiana, and today it is underwholesale attack by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.Stevia is a fairly unassuming perennial shrub of the aster family(Aster ... and Korea. Stevia and itsextracts have captured over 40% of the Japanese market. Majormultinational food companies like Coca Cola and Beatrice foods,convinced of its safety, use stevia extracts to swe ...

(8 pages) 127 1 4.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Silicon or Saline This essay debates the current event issue of which breast implant is safer, Silicon or Saline, and if the FDA should lift the ban off of silicon implants completely..

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration has recommended that silicone breast implants should be allowed back on ...

(5 pages) 76 2 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Jungle's Contribution to a Nation's Reform- Exploration of Upton Sinclair's work

When we place our order at a fast food place, we seldom think about what's in our food. Not once do we stop and ask how the meat was p ... had ever been exposed to unsanitary conditions. We are confident we are receiving the best quality food our money can buy. In the 1900s, however, sanitation in the workplace was poor. The American pu ... er, sanitation in the workplace was poor. The American public was blind to the monstrosities behind food and drug industries. Little was known about the measures taken to ensure healthy foods or valid ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Over-Medication? View on Over-medicating "America"

aper cut. As Norman Cousins points out:The king of all painkillers, of course, is aspirin. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration permits aspirin to be sold without prescription, but the drug, contrary ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs


ming an issue in the United States, it's important the American people should recognize eating fast-food and other junk foods is an unsanitary way of living. To correct this way of living, people need ... k on their lives.First of all, in order to solve the problem of obesity, people need to stop eating food high in sugars and carbohydrates and start eating foods with more nutritional values. According ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

AP American History - Compare and discuss Upton Sinclair's THE JUNGLE, Orwell's 1984 and progressive American politics - Bibliography Included!

lants and meat, in her book The Jungle, brought upon legislation that molded the foundations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This book clearly shows how one simple action can lead to extrao ... proar eventually lead to the passage of legislation, including the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 (FELA), which in turn lead to the establishment of the Food and Drug Admin ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Children and Marijuana Don't Mix: Reasons Why Marijuana should be Kept Illegal.

time until the late 1700's, it was used for its hemp fabric. It wasn't until the 1900's, after the Food and Drug Administration was established, where marijuana had any government insight. From there ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The case against Martha Stewart surrounded her sale of shares in ImClone Systems Inc., Had she acted responsibly?

average price of $58.43, collecting about $229,500. After the market closed the following day, the Food and Drug Administration announced its refusal to review ImClone's application for Erbitux, a pr ...

(6 pages) 121 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Friedrich Engels and Upton Sinclair: Chicago and Manchester

sanitary conditions in Chicago's meatpacking industry, which prompted the passage of inspection and food and drug laws. Sinclair's views and beliefs along with his characters are illustrated vividly. ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Emergency Pill

Plan B, the controversial "morning after pill," was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for over the counter sale on August 24, 2006. Plan B is a market ...

(1 pages) 649 1 2.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs