The Federal food, drug, and cosmetic act is concerned for the safety humans. They are concerned because they labels on products are not fully informative. These products include, prescription and over-the-counter drugs, make-up, medical devices, and all food products with the exception of meat and poultry.
The structure of the current act was established by the original federal food, drug, and cosmetic act of 1938. Since the law began, there are mandatory factory inspections, on items such as drugs, and make-up.