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Fda Proposes New Food Defense Rule

Fda Proposes New Food Defense Rule

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

As required by the bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed a rule that would require the largest food businesses in the United States and abroad to take steps to prevent facilities from being the target of intentional attempts to contaminate the food supply. The FDA is […]

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Food and Drug Administration and European Medicines Agency Launch Generic Drug Application Inspections Initiative

Food and Drug Administration and European Medicines Agency Launch Generic Drug Application Inspections Initiative

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) today announced the launch of a joint initiative to share information on inspections of bioequivalence studies submitted in support of generic drug approvals. This collaborative effort provides a mechanism to conduct joint facility inspections for generic drug applications submitted to both agencies. Studies […]

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Food and Drug Administration Scrutinizing Antibacterial Soap

Food and Drug Administration Scrutinizing Antibacterial Soap

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

When you’re buying soaps and body washes, do you reach for the bar or bottle labeled “antibacterial“? Are you thinking that these products, in addition to keeping you clean, will reduce your risk of getting sick or passing on germs to others? Not necessarily, according to experts at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Every […]

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Accidental Burns Happen Anywhere in Your Home

Accidental Burns Happen Anywhere in Your Home

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Accidental burns can happen just about anywhere in your home, and they’re not always caused by fire. You might get burned by spilling coffee in your lap, touching a hot iron, or misusing certain cleaning products. Burns are skin or tissue damage, usually caused by heat. Burns can be caused by hot objects or liquid, […]

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