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Evans mother hopes Congress passes medical research bill

...years to further biomedical research at the Natio nal Institutes of Health.The bill would also allow the Food and Drug Administration to establish a streamlined data review program to expedite the development and approval of certain drugs and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-24/evans-mother-hopes-congress-
Justice Department warns food companies: Poison customers, risk prosecution

...earlier this year after listeria in the company's ice cream was linked to illnesses and three deaths. A Food and Drug Administration investigation found that Blue Bell knew that it had listeria in one of its plants for almost two years before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-13/justice-department-warns-f
Martha Stewart Living acquired for about $353 million

...convicted in 2004 on federal criminal charges of lying to prosecutors about selling ImClone shares a day before the Food and Drug Administration announced it declined to review the company's application for a cancer drug. Stewart rejoined the board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-22/martha-stewart-living-acqu
Blue Bell tracks down some of the origins of listeria contamination in its ice cream

...to a report released Wednesday.The Texas-company submitted plans to correct the problems to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which inspected Blue Bell plants after ice cream was linked to listeria illnesses in four states and three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-10/blue-bell-finds-listerias-
Georgia smoking rate drops

...which mimic the nicotine delivery of cigarettes - and smokeless tobacco.Recently, the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported that e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014.E-cigarettes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-24/georgia-smoking-rate-drops
Stem cells still uncharted territory in sports

...least not in the United States, where medical regulation is more restrictive. To avoid scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration, stem cell doctors generally perform same-day procedures similar to what Nitkowski received.But clinics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-18/stem-cells-still-uncharted-territ
Tylenol poisonings should make us feel better about buying groceries in supermarket

...bill," which made it a federal offense to tamper with consumer products. Before that decade was out, the Food and Drug Administration issued guidelines for making consumer products resistant to tampering.The authorities never figured out who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-10/tylenol-poisonings-should-mak
Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

...In April, Chipotle announced it had removed genetically modified organisms from its food, even though the Food and Drug Administration says GMOs are safe.Critics say the purging of chemicals is a response to unfounded fears over ingredients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-26/taco-bell-pizza-hut-artifi
No labels necessary

...Sponsored by U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., the bill would give sole labeling authority to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, heading off a costly and confusing hodgepodge of state-based GMO label laws that could hurt farmers, baffle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-07/no-labels-necessary
FDA investigations show listeria found in Blue Bell ice cream plants as far back as 2013

...investigation found. The Texas-based company continued to ship ice cream produced in that plant after what the Food and Drug Administration says was inadequate cleaning.Three listeria deaths in Kansas are now linked to the ice cream, along with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/fda-investigations-show-li