Medicines

Less is More: Modernizing Quality Standards for Over-The-Counter Drugs

Maintaining current quality standards for over-the-counter medicines

Given the wide public exposure and access to over-the-counter medicines, a major focus for USP is a sustainable strategy which helps ensure that quality standards for OTC products remain current at all times.

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Who’s Behind U.S. Standards for Medicine and Food Quality

Food experts wanted

USP recruits expert volunteers during a call for candidates for its 2015-2020 cycle.

 

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The Cost of Poor Quality Medicine and Foods

Organizations that help to keep medicine supply safe

Here in the United States, we enjoy one of the safest drug and food supplies in the world. It is a huge accomplishment, and the result of a vast safety net created by the coordinated efforts of multiple government agencies, health organizations, industry and non-profits. This article explains the role they play in ensuring that drug, drug ingredients, dietary supplements and food ingredients sold in the U.S. can be safely consumed.

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