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New federal rules on produce safety aim to prevent major outbreaks of foodborne illnesses

...your fruits and vegetables. They also want the produce to be safe.Long-awaited rules announced by the Food and Drug Administration Friday are designed to help prevent large-scale, deadly outbreaks of foodborne illness like those linked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-13/new-federal-rules-produce-
CDC: Big food illness outbreaks deadly but rare

...restaurant in Augusta, and the nearest ones are in Columbia and Athens, according to the chain's Web site. The Food and Drug Administration became aware of the Chipotle investigation during the weekend and on Monday talked to officials at the chain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-11-03/cdc-big-food-illness-outbrea
Judge tosses suit claiming sperm bank misrepresented donor

...seeking comment Wednesday.Sperm banks have been around for decades but are loosely regulated. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires screening of donors, but that is limited to contagious or infectious diseases. And two professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-21/judge-tosses-suit-claiming-sperm-ba
FDA approves first pill aimed at boosting female libido

WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-19/fda-approves-first-pill-aime
Teens' e-cigarette use linked with later smoking

...but some doctors say it bolsters arguments that the devices should be strictly regulated as proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.Whether teens had tried just one e-cigarette or were habitual users isn't known, nor is whether they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-19/teens-e-cigarette-use-linked
Lamar Odom returns to Los Angeles to continue his recovery

...Friday.The brothel said workers saw him drink alcohol and take supplements sold as "herbal Viagra." The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in 2013 against one brand he took, Reload, after it was found to contain sildenafil, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-10-20/lamar-odom-returns-los-angele
Rants & Raves

...seems to love everything Muslim, invited the kid to the White House. Whose side is Obama on anyway? THE FOOD AND DRUG Administration banned sales of four cigarettes because they "did not meet the agency's safety requirements." Totally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-30/rants-raves
FDA releases new food safety rules after delays

...into delays and came out under a court-ordered deadline after advocacy groups had sued. Even then, the Food and Drug Administration allowed the Aug. 30 deadline to pass without releasing the rules to the public.When the rules go into effect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-10/fda-releases-new-food-safe
Popular foods taking on new hues without artificial dyes

...artificial dyes represents the latest chapter for food coloring in the U.S.. As recently as 1950, the Food and Drug Administration said children became sick after eating an orange Halloween candy that contained a dye. The agency eventually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-23/popular-foods-taking-new-h
Valeant to spend about $1B on maker of women's libido drug

...Sprout has aggressively pushed the case for their product for years, arguing in dozens of interviews that the Food and Drug Administration has unfairly overlooked women's sexual disorders. But the company gave no hint of plans to sell the drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/valeant-spend-about-1b-mak