Brazil says it has EU API rule covered; Almac expands plant in Ireland;

> Brazilian drug regulators say they will provide API manufacturers with needed certifications if the country is unable to get EU recognition before implementation of a new law requiring API imports meet EU cGMP standards. Report

> Almac says that a $10 million expansion of a plant in Ireland is intended be complimentary to the rest of its pharma manufacturing network. Report

> Indian generic drugmaker Aurobindo Pharma has gotten FDA approval to manufacture Quinapril tablets for the treatment of hypertension. Item

> Kimberly-Clark Professional has started a program to recycle single-use cleanroom and laboratory gloves and garments. Release

> Just weeks after announcing a big deal to be the supplier of choice for Walgreens and Swiss drugstore chain drug suppliers Alliance Boots, AmerisourceBergen Corp. reported earnings that disappointed the markets. Release

And Finally... Israel is preparing to enforce a new law that requires drug labeling to be translated into Arabic and Russian. Story

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