News of Note—Fresenius recalls 163 lots of sodium chloride

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> Fresenius Kabi USA is voluntarily recalling 163 lots of Sodium Chloride Injection, because the labels incorrectly state that the stoppers do not contain latex. Release

> Ian Hudson, M.D., chief executive of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, has announced he will retire from MHRA in September 2019. Pharmafield article

> CDMO Dalton Pharma Services has a drug development and manufacturing services agreement with stem cell biotech ExCellThera for formulation and fill/finish services at its plant in Toronto, Canada. Release

> Oxford BioMedica will invest £4 million to build digital and robotics capabilities to increase capacity, reduce the cost of manufacturing and reduce waste in its cell manufacturing. Release