News of Note—Convictions overturned; Hi-Tech expands

Financial market data. Image: Pixabay

> A federal judge has overturned the convictions of a co-owner and a former employee of the New England Compounding Center, the outsourcing pharmacy from which tainted drugs in 2012 caused a fungal meningitis outbreak that led to more than 100 deaths. The incident led to a law giving federal regulators oversight of some outsourcing facilities. Story  

> API and OTC drugmaker Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals in Norcross, Georgia, has expanded with a 13,000-square-foot facility that includes formulation development, quality control laboratories and a pilot scale manufacturing operation. Release

> India's Lupin was awarded the India Packaging Award 2019 for a patient awareness initiative and its special packaging for a cardiology drug. Release


Simplify and Accelerate Drug R&D With the MarkLogic Data Hub Service for Pharma R&D

Researchers are often unable to access the information they need. And, even when data does get consolidated, researchers find it difficult to sift through it all and make sense of it in order to confidently draw the right conclusions and share the right results. Discover how to quickly and easily find, synthesize, and share information—accelerating and improving R&D.

Suggested Articles

The FDA has slapped a U.S. drug repackager, saying in a warning letter that its storage processes and equipment cleaning are not up to expectations.

Higher operating costs were behind a 17% slide in pretax profits last year at Allergan’s Mayo, Ireland, facility that produces Botox.

After a global scare over Zantac contamination, generic metformin could be next in line as regulators test for possible carcinogen contamination.