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1. From the following list, choose the product not under the regulatory jurisdiction of the Food and Drug Administration

SPAM
Puppy Food
Chocolate covered Cherries
Frozen Spinach
Imported Caviar

Answer:  Spam, it is a meat product regulated by the USDA

2. From the following list, choose the product not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration

Aspirin
Anti-lice shampoo
Insect repellant
Eye Shadow
Lipstick

Answer:  Insect repellants are regulated by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

3. From the following list of products, choose the one not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration

Pesticide residues in lettuce
Canned Tomatoes
Oven Cleaner
Spaghetti
Pet Turtles

Answer:  Oven Cleaners are regulated by the US Consumer Safety Commission

4. From the following list, choose the product not under the regulatory jurisdiction of the Food and Drug Administration

Label on Beer
Ground Coffee
Coffee Beans
Canned Tuna
Food Warehouse

Answer:  Label on Beer is regulated by the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms

5. From the following list, choose the product not under the regulatory jurisdiction of the Food and Drug Administration

Tap Water
Club Soda
Bottled water
Ginger Ale

Answer:  Tap water is protected by the EPA.  Bottled water is considered a food

6. The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has requested the Food and Drug Administration to reclassify as a “controlled substance” a widely used prescription muscle relaxant because of increasing reports of abuse & illegal trafficking.  What is this drug

Answer:  Soma (carisopodol)

 

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