China performs better than its reputation suggests when it comes to tackling counterfeits and illicit trade.
A retail trade group has called for Alibaba to be relisted as a "notorious market" for selling fake goods.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday released four warning letters sent in September to drug manufacturers from China, the UK, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
France has become the ninth country to ratify the Council of Europe's Medicrime convention against counterfeit medicines.
Consistent violations of Good Manufacturing Practices may invite not just suspension of drug licences, but also stiff fines and jail time for executives
On December 14, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) arrived at Nippon Fine Chemical Co., Ltd, located Takasago City, Hyogo, to conduct an inspection. The FDA investigator documented that the firm limited and/or refused an FDA inspection. Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act their drugs are now adulterated in that they have been manufactured, processed, packed, or held in an establishment where the owner or operator has limited inspection and refused inspection. http://www.fda.gov/ICECI/EnforcementActions/WarningLetters/2016/ucm522801.htm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Juan Field Operations announced today that 206 seizures where made of counterfeit products, valued at $1.5 million (MSRP), which were illegally imported
In pharmaceutical supply-chain security circles, executives speak of a 2008 meeting with Janet Woodcock, director of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation & Research (CDER), as a defining moment. The meeting was convened following the heparin contamination that year ...
A government report reveals a huge scandal around the approval of new pharmaceuticals for the domestic market.
Counterfeit drugs: 'People are dying every day' http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37470667
The lucrative counterfeit drugs trade causes hundreds of thousands of deaths every year. Technology can help fight it, but are big pharma and governments doing enough?
A factory near the Polish city of Bydgoszcz capable of making millions of counterfeit medicines has been shut down.
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Has The Insolvency of Hanjin Shipping Negatively Impacted Your Shipments? Hanjin Shipping is a large shipping company based out of South Korea. Pursuant to many news reports, Hanjin had many ships and crew members stranded in a number of ports around the globe, but particularly in Asia.
A powerful analogue of fentanyl used as an elephant sedative has been found in illicit drugs in the US.
Teva continues to deal with the fallout from an FDA ban of its sterile injectables plant in Hungary and is now recalling all lots of four different injected drugs.
Tampa, FL-based Virtus Pharmaceuticals is recalling an intestinal treatment drug which it said failed potency tests and has been linked to several adverse reports of hallucinations or stroke-like symptoms. The drugs were manufactured by PharmaTech, a company which recently had to recall another drug that federal authorities said was tied to an outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia infections in hospitals.
The FDA has banned all of the products made by an Indian drugmaker after potentially tracking an outbreak of dozens of hospital infections to one of its APIs.