26-Sep-2016 - Drug companies need to me more open about their API suppliers to help fight the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) according to DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals.
26-Sep-2016 - Analytik Jena and the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences are to create a joint application center for customers for teaching and research.
22-Sep-2016 - Clot busting drugs derived from human urine are no more likely to be contaminated with Zika virus than other medicines according to research by the EMA.
21-Sep-2016 - Moderna Therapeutics has announced plans for a $110m (€98m) API manufacturing facility for its pipeline of mRNA therapeutics.
21-Sep-2016 - Banned API firm Hebei Yuxing Bio-Engineering has had a microbial contamination problem at its plant since 2013 according to the US FDA.
20-Sep-2016 - The UK MHRA has awarded Johnson Matthey’s API facility in Scotland a GMP certificate.
19-Sep-2016 - The EMA has recommended a European ban of all non-critical drugs made by US CMO Pharmaceutics International Inc (Pii).
15-Sep-2016 - Bayer has said it will not cut drug R&D or manufacturing investment as a result of its planned acquisition of Monsanto.
15-Sep-2016 - Teva expects to restart drug manufacturing at the Hungarian plant under US import alert in the next few months.
14-Sep-2016 - Indoco Remedies says problems the US FDA identified at an ophthalmic and injectable drug plant in Goa, India last month are “correctable.”
13-Sep-2016 - Novo Nordisk has recalled six lots of its GlucaGen HypoKit pen in the US after customers in Europe complained of detached needles.
01-Sep-2016 - India's government has launched a certification programme aimed at tightening up quality standards in its domestic drug industry.
01-Sep-2016 - Xinxiang Tuoxin Biochemical has received a US FDA warning letter after manufacturing equipment at two API facilities were found to be in a state of disrepair.
31-Aug-2016 - An out-of-specification assay result resulted in Teva recalling over 50,000 bottles of the antibiotic amoxicillin made at a facility in Canada.
29-Aug-2016 - The Pennsylvania plant released 27 lots of clonidine HCl tablets containing potentially contaminated active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), among several violations of cGMP the Agency said.
25-Aug-2016 - The US FDA has warned API manufacturer Unimark Remedies about unsanitary conditions at its facility in Vapi and Bavla in India.
23-Aug-2016 - Sagent Pharmaceuticals has recalled another lot of its injectable penicillin in the US after a customer found rust in a vial of the drug.
23-Aug-2016 - Increased cost pressures and a shift to biologics manufacturing are driving demand for automation technologies, says Zenith which is opening two offices in the US.
22-Aug-2016 - An Indian facility owned by Pfizer’s Hospira unit has been banned from supplying some drugs to the EU after MHRA inspectors found breaches of manufacturing regulations.
22-Aug-2016 - Actavis has recalled five lots of a diabetes drug glipizide made by Patheon after tests revealed that the tablets did not meet specifications.
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