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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
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
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
Chipotle finishes removing GMO ingredients from its food

...already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but was working on making final changes to its tortillas.The Food and Drug Administration maintains that GMOs are safe, and most of the country's corn and soybean crops are genetically modified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/chipotle-finishes-removing
Some stem cells heal differently, researchers said

...a lack of adverse events from the trials in people that have been conducted so far, which should cause the Food and Drug Administration to allow greater early use in people instead of its current model of handling them the way it does new drugs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-25/some-stem-cells-heal-differe
Jeni's recalls ice cream after listeria found

...usually found in ice cream, since the bacteria can't grow at freezing temperatures.A spokesman for the Food and Drug Administration said it has no evidence, for now, that the listeria found in Jeni's ice cream and the listeria found in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-23/jenis-recalls-ice-cream-af