Mon., April 29, 2013 5:20am
The federal Food and Drug Administration has put Georgia’s cantaloupe growers on notice that inspectors will be checking out packing operations when they begin in a few weeks. The agency is concerned about recent outbreaks of listeria and salmonella in the melons. So inspectors will visit a sample of facilities looking for any unsanitary conditions.
Thu., March 21, 2013 7:14pm
The Food and Drug Administration says a Georgia compounding pharmacy that distributed a drug linked to eye infections is now recalling all of its injectable medicines following a federal inspection. Clinical Specialties Compounding Pharmacy issued a recall Monday on dozens of lots of the Roche drug Avastin after receiving reports of eye infections in five patients treated with the medication.
Tue., October 16, 2012 12:26pm
Sunland manufactured the peanut butter sold by Trader Joe's that's been linked to 35 salmonella illnesses across 19 states. Sunland has recalled everything made in its contaminated plant since March 2010.
Thu., April 5, 2012 12:10pm
Four people in Georgia have been sickened by an outbreak of salmonella which is suspected of causing illnesses in 19 states. WSB Radio reported the Georgia illnesses, which are part of a growing outbreak which has sickened 90 people across the nation.
Thu., June 2, 2011 2:49pm
Georgia's Saxby Chambliss is joining 12 other US Senators in calling on Food and Drug Administration officials to relax seafood advice for pregnant women. The Senators say, the agency's guidelines to avoid fish because of mercury are not consistent with new federal dietary recommendations.
Thu., March 25, 2010 2:55pm
Officials with the FDA, USDA, are meeting with Georgia farmers to talk abou
Sat., September 19, 2009 10:35am
The FDA warns that Great Value Berry Crunch may contain almonds that aren't