The Food and Drug Administration oversees a broad range of medical and consumer products. In fact, the agency estimates that the items it regulates account for 20 cents of each dollar Americans spend.
The health care products project worked to advance policies that would effectively protect consumers from dangerous products and reduce safety risks associated with new innovations in the marketplace. Its efforts focused on diagnostic tests, dietary supplements, over-the-counter drugs, and regenerative medicine. The project concluded in 2022.