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    EU Pharmacovigilance Fees Rise 1.7 Percent

    • 12 July 2018
    The European Commission on Wednesday raised the fees pharmaceutical companies pay related to pharmacovigilance activities in the EU by 1.7% to keep pace with inflation in 2017.
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    FDA to Form New Drug Shortages Task Force

    • 12 July 2018
    As the number of new drug shortages has steadily declined since 2011, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday announced the creation of a new drug shortages task force, led by Keagan Lenihan, the FDA’s associate commissioner for strategic initiatives, and including leaders from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Veterans Affairs. 
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    Recon: Novartis joins exodus out of antibiotics

    • 12 July 2018
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    Digesting FDA’s New Regulatory Definition of Dietary Fiber and its Impact on the US Food and Dietary Supplement Industry

    • 12 July 2018

    This article outlines the new regulatory definition of dietary fiber under the US Food and Drug Administration’s final rule for Nutrition and Supplement Facts labeling, including requirements for declaring ingredients as dietary fiber on the label outlined in the regulation.

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    • 06 July 2018
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    • 11 July 2018
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    • 25 June 2018
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