First I will state some of the activities that I included in my journal and discuss the particular government agency that influences each activity. In my journal I mention that I was awakened by the alarm clock each morning. I also watch the news while getting dresses to see what the weather would be like on that day. Both of these activities are regulated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which is in charge of all television and radio airwaves and also the cable industries and cell phones.
I am sure that everyone is aware of the influence that the Food and Drug Administration has on our daily lives. This agency oversees and regulates all food products and drugs that we take. From the vitamins that I take each morning to the allergy medicine that I take every night. This agency is responsible for all our food products and for making the nutritional information available on the packaging.
The FDA is a group of people who are put into office so that they can protect the people from harmful foods and drugs. We have the FDA because we cannot risk having people getting sick and dying from certain foods and drugs. The FDA main job is to inspect food and drugs being administrated to the people. If we the people are receiving food and drugs that have not be inspected, then the FDA is not doing their job. This is why restaurants get inspected to make sure that the food and other... [continues]
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