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Archer Daniels Midland to buy natural-flavoring maker Wild Flavors for $3 billion

...said Mark Matlock, the senior vice president of food research at Archer Daniels Midland.According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the term "natural flavor" can be used for oils and other extracts from spices, fruits, vegetables...
AmbioPharm Inc. to expand North Augusta workforce, operations

A biopharmaceutical manufacturer rooted in North Augusta is expanding its workforce and operations to keep pace with an increased market demand.
Hundreds of Georgia doctors uninsured

ATLANTA -- More than 2,500 doctors in Georgia do not have malpractice insurance, and their ranks include dozens who have been disciplined by the state medical board.
Regulators: Stop treating 'e-cigs' like tobacco

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced it will regulate electronic cigarettes by banning their sale to minors and requiring warning labels similar...
Medical marijuana gains traction in the Deep South

ATLANTA - Medical marijuana has been a non-starter in recent years in the Deep South, where many Republican lawmakers feared it could lead to widespread drug use and social ills. That now appears to be changing.
Ag commissioner to fight fed regulations

ATLANTA -- Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black pledged to a farm group Wednesday to fight implementation of proposed federal food-safety regulations that he said would cripple Georgia's produce industry.
Salad mix recalled from Furys Ferry Bi-Lo

...facility and distributed nationwide and in Canada might be contaminated with the bacterium, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.The Martinez store director has removed the salad product from the deli and asks customers to discard...
Debate whirls over e-cig benefits, risks as industry quickly expands

...vegetable glycerine into an inhalable vapor.Because of the partial government shutdown in October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has yet to meet its 2013 goal of imposing rules on e-cigs but has said it likely will add them to the...
South Carolina lawmaker accused of misbranding stem cells

...That contractor, Goldfinch said, didn't provide documentation about the cells that is required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration."While he was stealing from me, he was not following the law," Goldfinch said.The contractor, Vincent...
Indian drugmaker recalls generic Lipitor doses

TRENTON, N.J. - Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled dozens of lots of its generic version of cholesterol drug Lipitor because some may contain tiny glass particles.