In the United State, Current Good Manufacturing Practices known as CGMP, refer to legislation that falls under the purview of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These laws ensure that all pharmaceuticals and most food and beverage, cosmetic, and dietary supplement companies follow industry and best practices like hygiene, quality control, and more to ensure all products manufactured are safe and effective. Current Good Manufacturing Practices are not limited to companies located within the U.S. Foreign companies that produce food, medical, and cosmetic products for distribution in the U.S. must comply with these standards. The World Health Organization (WHO) has Good Manufacturing Practice guidance in place for pharmaceuticals and biological medicinal products. While the WHO is a separate organization from the FDA, these guidelines help ensure the global supply of medication and medical products meets safety guidelines. Read More