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Hard to swallow

...Affordable Care Act's newest business-burdening initiative: mandatory calorie labeling.The law, using the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the cudgel, will require calorie content be posted "clearly and conspicuously" on menus and menu boards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-12/hard-swallow
NutraSweet to stop making aspartame, downsize Augusta plant

...temperatures during baking and is deemed suitable as a sugar substitute in baked goods, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.FDA-approved aspartame is used in diet sodas, gum, yogurt and other sugar-free or low-calorie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-25/nutrasweet-
More than 14 million beat cancer odds with more new treatments available

...witnessing quite a transformative change in the way we treat patients with cancer."Just in the past year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved six new therapies for cancer, with five of them molecularly-targeted therapies, in addition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/more-14-million-survived-can
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-07/archer-daniels-midland-buy
AmbioPharm Inc. to expand North Augusta workforce, operations

...them," he said. "It was just we were waiting for more of these products to be approved (through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration). Now that a few of them have received approval, a lot more companies are investing in the products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-03/ambiopharm-
Hundreds of Georgia doctors uninsured

...instances performing cosmetic surgery or using unorthodox procedures that have raised questions for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and medical organizations.In one case examined by the AJC, the death of a 56-year-old Atlanta woman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-01/hundreds-georgia-doctors
Medical marijuana gains traction in the Deep South

...is in marijuana, go through the same testing that you have to go through when you do that through the (U.S. Food and Drug Administration), you go through all of that, do the testing, the drug testing, that's fine," Bentley said last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-09/medical-marijuana-gains-tract
Ag commissioner to fight fed regulations

...businesses," he said. "The sky will be the limit if we allow this to stand."The draft regulations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are designed to implement new safeguards enacted by Congress three years ago in the Food Safety Modernization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-06/ag-commissioner-fight-fed-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-04-27/regulators
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-10-29/salad-mix-r