Conducts inspection and issues licenses for the operation of establishments involved in the importation, exportation, distribution and retailing of processed foods, drugs, medical devices, in vitro reagents, cosmetics and household hazardous substance b. Monitors and ensures quality of processed foods, drugs and other related products through collection of samples from outlets and ports of entry. C. Enforces seizure, confiscation and condemnation orders covering products violating food and drug laws, regulations and standards.
Provides technical consultative and advisory services and develops capability of field offices on licensing and enforcement of regulations including monitoring if adverse drug reactions. E. Develops the technical capability of Food and Drugs regulation Officers assigned at field offices. 3. Regulation Division II involved in the manufacture and re-packing of processed foods, drugs, medical devices, in vitro diagnostic reagents, cosmetics and household hazardous substances. B. Monitors and ensures compliance of manufacturers with requirements of Good
Manufacturing Practices (IGMP). D. Develops the technical capability of Food and Drug Regulation Officers assigned at a. Formulates standards and guidelines for the registration of processed foods, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, in vitro diagnostic reagents and household hazardous substances. B. Evaluates and processes application and issues certificates of product registration and certificates of product listing. C. Provides assistance in the monitoring of products violating food and drug laws, regulations understands. 5. Laboratory Services Division a.
Conducts laboratory tests on finished products to determine compliance with standards of safety, efficacy, purity and quality. B. Conducts tests on packaging materials used for foods, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices and other related products. C. Produces properly-bred laboratory animals used for toxicological examinations, biogas and biological research and development. 6. Administrative Division a. Provides general administrative and logistics support services such as personnel, finance, communication, documentation, security, and facility operation and maintenance services. Legal Division a. Provides legal advice in the enforcement of food and drug laws and regulation. B. Conducts administrative proceedings and quasi-Judicial hearings on cases related to food and drug laws and regulations. C. Prepares recommendations, resolutions and other administrative issuance pertaining to regulation of processed foods.