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EU and US Pledge to Recognize Each Other’s GMP Inspections

By Randi Hernandez

In a landmark decision, the United States FDA and the European Commission announced on March 2, 2017 that they will recognize each other’s inspection


Better Business Bureau: Be careful buying medicine online

WLS-TV

These harmful websites may be selling counterfeit drugs (containing too much, too little, or none of the medicine you need) and are a serious concern …


How fake drugs end up in our public health system (and how to spot them)

ABC Online

Counterfeit” medicines that do not contain enough, or any, of the pharmacologically active ingredients are potentially harmful. For example, you would …


MoH warns community against 12 drugs

Gulf Today

He added “The UAE is adopting tight and strict measures to curb and combat the drug counterfeiting and fraud in coordination with the customs and …


The new rules for medicines storage and transportation in Russia come into force on 1 March 2017

Lexology (registration)

Any premises for storing medicines should include a new separate area for storing fake, substandard and counterfeit medicines (this is in addition to …


Is GMP Quality System Auditing Fundamentally Flawed? — A Data Integrity Alternative

By Barbara Unger, Unger Consulting Inc.

A quality systems approach to GMP auditing has become common practice among both regulatory authorities and internal audit programs at pharmaceutical…



Feds Blast Drug Return Co.’s ‘Puffery’ Defense In $116M Fraud

Law360 (subscription)

The company, which helps the government and providers return expired drugs, had filed a midtrial motion Wednesday, asking the court for a jury …