Posts Tagged 'drug recall'

FDA Launches Project to Check Pharmaceutical Quality

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently announced efforts to improve pharmaceutical quality and to establish an Office of Pharmaceutical Quality. A recent Reuters’ article looks at the FDA’s push to address lapses in quality control by pharmaceutical manufacturers, saying “the FDA has only had a general sense of the state of manufacturing quality at the country’s drugmakers.” According to the story, the FDA aims to have full quantitative information. The new Office ...

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FDA Drug Recalls Surge in 2014

According to recent data released by United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 2014 is shaping up to be the largest year of serious drug recalls in the past 10 years. A recent story from RAPS takes a look at public data from the FDA that shows record numbers of recalls made in the pharmaceutical industry this year.

FDA recalls are generally the result of contamination, consumer health and safety concerns, or an apparent need for ...

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