EMA wants comment on rule to identify API imports; FDA warns German devicemaker;

> The European Medicines Agency is giving drug manufacturers until June 1 to comment on its draft guidance for written confirmation of API imports from outside Europe, which it is introducing to protect against counterfeit drugs. Item

> The FDA has issued a warning letter to German device maker I.E.M. for an array of problems at its plant in Stolberg. Story

> The United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) will work with the South Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA) on quality standards for drug manufacturing. Item

> Major pharmaceutical manufacturers in Jammu, India, are asking the government to add infrastructure and educational opportunities in the area to help companies better compete in the world market. Story