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Harvey Wiley’s Division of Chemistry

May 18, 2011

“Harvey Wiley, Chief Chemist of the Department of Agriculture’s Division of Chemistry (third from the right) with his staff, not long after he joined the division in 1883. Wiley’s scientific expertise and political skills were a key to passage of the 1906 Food and Drugs Act and the creation of FDA.”  US Food and Drug Administration History.

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