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Four Key Takeaways From FDA’s 2017 Enforcement Stats

Written by Jeff Overley and Emily Field, Law360 on January 19, 2018

As seen in Law360. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week quietly unveiled its enforcement statistics for fiscal year 2017, and the numbers show a dramatic decline in medical device warnings, an uptick in drug-related discipline and steadily rising food recalls. Here, Law360 looks at key takeaways from the stats. Food Recalls Continue to Read More…

Congress Looks to Crack Down on Counterfeit Opioids

Written by WPXI News on November 27, 2017

As seen in WPXI News. Members of Congress are looking for ways to crack down on one of the tools of the trade for criminals making dangerous, fake pills. A House committee investigating the opioid crisis…wants to know why anyone can buy a machine that can churn out counterfeit drugs. Sellers say they’re for making Read More…

Product Liability Cases to Watch: Midyear Report

Written by Emily Field, Law360 on July 6, 2017

As seen in Law360. As the U.S. continues to grapple with a growing opioid drug epidemic, states and municipalities are increasingly filing suit against drugmakers on allegations they flooded markets with addictive painkillers, a trend that attorneys say is likely to continue. “What we should be looking at in 2017 is whether additional stakeholders will Read More…

FSMA: What Every Food Industry Executive Should Do & Why

Written by Michael A. Walsh on June 23, 2017

With six of the seven rules implemented under the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) currently being enforced, what should you know and do? Here are some considerations for facilities that manufacture, pack, process, hold, label, transport or sell food products: Is your product what it purports to be? Many product recalls are caused by Read More… Still Has Manitoba Pharmacy License

Written by Karen Pauls, CBC News on June 20, 2017

As seen in CBC News. The online pharmacy at the centre of an extradition case to the United States is still licensed to operate in the province by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba, which says it’s watching the court proceedings “carefully.” Six Canadian men arrested under the Extradition Act and released on bail last week are awaiting Read More…