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FDA sends warning letter to Indian drug maker

Mumbai-based pharmaceutical firm Wockhardt Ltd has announced that it has received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the import alert on production originating from the company's Waluj facility in India.
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FDA proposes action level for arsenic in apple juice

The FDA's new threshold for arsenic in apple juice is pegged at 10 parts per billion (ppb), which is the same as the limit imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency for drinking water.
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Farmers shift focus over Food Safety Modernization Act cost concerns

While it is expected to improve food safety across the entire supply chain, the Food Safety Modernization Act has also caused concerns that many farmers and food manufacturers will be unable to meet the costs.
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FDA bans production at New Jersey compound firm over sterility issues

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken action against New Jersey-based compounding pharmacy Med Prep Consulting, Inc. over concerns relating to the sterility of its production.
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Bill passed to fight counterfeit drugs

The United States has passed a bill intended to set up a national system for tracking pharmaceutical products through the supply chain to prevent counterfeit medicines from accessing the market.
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FDA takes action against Indian pharmaceutical companies

Pharmaceutical company Hospira Inc. has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over lapses in the manufacturing of drugs, which were detected during an inspection of its facility in Irungattukottai, India, in October 2012.
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FDA files injunction against fish products manufacturer

The U.S. Department of Justice has demanded a preliminary injunction on behalf of the U.S. FDA against New York City Fish, Inc., over concerns that its products do not meet federal standards of safety and could pose a threat to public health.
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FDA launches software to boost food contamination protection

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is launching a new software tool that can help food production facilities prevent intentional food contamination.
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FDA issues warning about Brooklyn-based juice manufacturer

Carrot and beet juice products manufactured by the company may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause botulism.
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Budget cuts will not affect food processing facility inspections, FDA says

Concerns have been raised by the industry that food safety might be compromised if the FDA cut the number of food inspectors at the end of September.
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