India asks for input on Ranbaxy merger with Sun; Compounder recalls all sterile products; Execs jailed for slow recall response;

> The Competition Commission of India has invited public comment on the proposed $4 billion buyout of Ranbaxy Laboratories by Sun Pharmaceutical. Story

> A rheumatologist in Ohio has forfeited $650,000 after pleading to a misdemeanor for importing illegal foreign-made drugs. Release

> Naperville, IL-based compounder Martin Avenue Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling all of its sterile drugs after an FDA inspection found issues with sterility. Release

> Tasly Holding, a maker of traditional Chinese drugs, has opened a North American headquarters in Maryland. Report

And Finally.... A federal judge in Atlanta, GA, has ordered two executives of Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals to jail for dragging out the recall of supplements for erectile dysfunction and weight loss. Story (reg. req.)