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US, Indian officials meet to discuss drug safety

February 17, 2014
India and the United States have been locked in a regulatory conflict over generic pharmaceutical products distributed on the U.S. market.
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FDA presents new draft rule on safe food transportation

February 11, 2014
The proposal is the seventh and final key rule that forms the backbone of the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Another Ranbaxy facility lands on FDA blacklist

January 29, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added Ranbaxy's Toansa plant to the list of Indian facilities included on the consent decree dated January 2012.
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US, European watchdogs join forces to regulate generic drugs

January 6, 2014
The European Medicines Agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have started a joint program for sharing information on bioequivalence studies required during the process of approval for generic drugs.
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FDA proposes rule to protect food supply chain

January 6, 2014
The proposal outlines a preventive strategy that will protect the U.S. food supply chain from serious public health risks.
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FDA starts voluntary program to phase out antibiotic use in livestock

December 17, 2013
The food safety regulator stated that it was launching a new voluntary project in which pharmaceutical companies could relabel their products to prevent them from being used in healthy animals.
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FDA moves to ban trans fats in processed food

November 13, 2013
Trans fats, known for increasing bad cholesterol and raising the risk of heart attack, are commonly used by the food processing industry in products such as margarine, coffee creamers, frozen pizza, crackers and microwave popcorn.
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FDA to introduce animal food regulation

November 12, 2013
Rules in this particular area have never been implemented before and the proposal specifically addresses the manufacturing, processing, packing and holding of animal food.
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Salmonella strain linked to Foster Farms found in stores

October 15, 2013
A strain of Salmonella matching the one associated with the current multi-state Salmonella outbreak has been found in samples of raw chicken manufactured by California-based Foster Farms.
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Triclosan in waterways leads to boom in resistant bacteria, study claims

October 15, 2013
A common antibacterial compound used in a number of consumer products, such as liquid soaps, toothpastes and shower gels, is contributing to the boom in growth of resistant bacteria in waterways across the United States.
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