Bill aims to increase FDA oversight of foreign plants; Russia guides fakes destruction;

> Draft legislation would give the FDA new authority and additional manpower to increase inspections at foreign manufacturing facilities. Story

> Russia has adopted guidelines for destroying counterfeit and substandard drugs. Article

> Pall has unveiled a QA tool, the GeneDisc Rapid Microbiology System for advanced microbial quality monitoring, based on quantitative polymerase chain reaction technology. Pall release

> Specialty pharma Elite will manufacture four generics for Precision Dose. Elite release

> Tunnell Consulting has allied with Campbell Informatics, an integrated services and technology company. Tunnell release

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