From July the EC will require that gelatin used in parenteral drugs is sourced from countries in World Organisation for Animal Health's (OIE) lowest risk categories for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
US raw materials supplier Originates has boosted its pharmaceutical bovine hide gelatin manufacturing capacity with the addition of two new ISO 9000/9001 certified, GMP-standard production facilities in South America.
A silicon tuning fork that changes pitch in the presence of deadly
prions could provide an early detection of diseases such
as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and its human
counterpart Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (CJD).
Bio-Rad Laboratories has reported strong growth in the last quarter
of 2007, with a 34 per cent increase in revenue compared to the
last quarter of 2006. These results have contributed to an overall
14.7 per cent increase in sales...
Canada's National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease (NCFAD) has
been designated as a reference lab for Bovine Spongiform
Encephalopathy (BSE) by the World Organisation for Animal Health
known as the OIE.
Celliance has introduced a new bovine albumin product, manufactured
exclusively from animals originating in Australia, that is aimed at
applications such as pharmaceuticals where there is a need to
ensure the absence of transmissible...