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FDA bans production at New Jersey compound firm over sterility issues

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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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Low-profile Pneumatic Pharmaceutical Conveyors

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Volkmann, Inc.'s new line of low-profile pneumatic pharmaceutical conveyors feature a purpose-designed low profile vacuum pump and reverse jet shock tank, providing a necessary solution for conveying tablets and capsules in restricted height areas.
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King Pharmaceuticals to pay $2.2 million over Clean Air Act violations

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Tennessee-based King Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc., will pay a $2.2. million penalty to resolve issues relating to allegations of Clean Air Act violations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced.
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Bill passed to fight counterfeit drugs

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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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New membrane technology removes drug residue from water

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Swedish researchers have developed a unique water treatment technology that can separate pharmaceutical residue from wastewater.
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Bayer confident of business growth with new drugs

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German chemical and pharmaceutical giant Bayer has developed an ambitious program that aims to cement the company's position among the leading names in the global pharmaceutical industry.
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New drugs launched in UK on the rise

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Recent research by a team of scientists at Birmingham University in central England has dismissed fears that British patients might have to cope with a shortage of drugs.
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Merck to pay $8.5 million to settle Vioxx case in Pennsylvania

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New Jersey-based pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. has agreed to pay $8.5 million to the state of Pennsylvania to settle allegations that it inappropriately marketed its painkiller Vioxx.
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Engineer suffers chemical burns at GlaxoSmithKline plant

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A 20-year-old engineer suffered chemical burns Tuesday in an industrial accident at a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plant.
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Pharm industry sales to top $1.2 trillion by 2016

Globalization impacts demand and production of pharmaceuticals
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Pharmaceutical manufacturers today face a considerable checklist of significant challenges, including the fight against counterfeiting, reducing costs through offshore manufacturing and maintaining product integrity.
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