ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jan 6, 2011 - Pharmaceutical Technology

Latest Issue
PharmTech

Latest Issue
PharmTech Europe

ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jan 6, 2011
News
FDA Gains Food Recall Authority, Drugs Could be Next
By Alexis Pellek
FDA received the authority to mandate recalls of food under a new food-safety bill. Efforts are underway in the House to grant the agency this power for pharmaceuticals as well.
GlaxoSmithKline Responds to 60 Minutes Segment on Manufacturing Issues
By Patricia Van Arnum
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) issued a statement on Jan. 2, 2011, to respond to a 60 Minutes segment that aired on Jan. 2 that focused on quality-control problems at a former GSK manufacturing facility in Cidra, Puerto Rico.
Senator to Draft Legislation to Mitigate Drug Shortages
By Erik Greb
US Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) urged the US Food and Drug Administration and the pharmaceutical industry to address what she called an "unprecedented" shortage of prescription drugs, especially for chemotherapy.
Week of Jan. 3, 2011: Company and People Notes: Gilead Sciences to Acquire Arresto Biosciences; Sartorius Appoints Head of Lab Business; and More.
Gilead Sciences to Acquire Arresto Biosciences; Sartorius Appoints Head of Lab Business; and More.
Regulatory Roundup: John Taylor to Serve as Acting Principal Deputy Commissioner after Joshua Sharfstein's Departure, and more.
John Taylor to Serve as Acting Principal Deputy Commissioner after Joshua Sharfstein's Departure, and more.

ADVERTISEMENT

LCGC E-mail Newsletters

Subscribe: Click to learn more about the newsletter
| Weekly
| Monthly
|Monthly
| Weekly

Survey
FDASIA was signed into law two years ago. Where has the most progress been made in implementation?
Reducing drug shortages
Breakthrough designations
Protecting the supply chain
Expedited reviews of drug submissions
More stakeholder involvement
Reducing drug shortages
27%
Breakthrough designations
9%
Protecting the supply chain
41%
Expedited reviews of drug submissions
9%
More stakeholder involvement
14%
View Results
Jim Miller Outsourcing Outlook Jim Miller Health Systems Raise the Bar on Reimbursing New Drugs
Cynthia Challener, PhD Ingredients Insider Cynthia ChallenerThe Mainstreaming of Continuous Flow API Synthesis
Jill Wechsler Regulatory Watch Jill Wechsler Industry Seeks Clearer Standards for Track and Trace
Siegfried Schmitt Ask the Expert Siegfried SchmittData Integrity
Click here