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Human Genome Sciences Rejects GlaxoSmithKline's $2.6 Billion Offer
By Jennifer Markarian
Human Genome Sciences rejects GlaxoSmithKline offer to acquire the company and issues a poison pill to prevent a takeover.
PDA Releases Technical Report on TBA and TCA Odors and Taints
By Susan Haigney
The Parenteral Drug Association has released guidance on the detection and mitigation of 2,4,6-tribromoanisole and 2,4,6-trichloroanisole taints and odors in pharmaceutical and healthcare products.
UK Condemns Parallel Trade
By Stephanie Sutton
A recent report from the UK's All Party Pharmacy Group has attributed shortages of prescription medicines in the UK to parallel trade and is calling for urgent action.
Week of May 21, 2012: FDA Approves BMS's New Bulk Biologics Manufacturing Facility; SGS Acquires Vitrology; and More
GSK Agrees to Acquire Cellzome; Patheon Restructures; and More.

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