Natco ready to go with generic Tamiflu; EMA issues guidelines on validation;

> India's Natco Pharma has received tentative FDA approval to manufacture a generic of Roche's ($RHHBY) Tamiflu when it comes off patent. Story

> The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published new guidelines on manufacturing process validation. Report (PDF)

> Bangalore, India-based Kemwell Biopharma has added a commercial scale lyophilizer to its plant there. Release

> Hospira ($HSP) has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of two lots of Hemoset blood sets. Recall

> Japan's Astellas Pharma and Daiichi Sankyo are creating a joint library to share 400,000 selected compounds. Release

And Finally... German packaging machine maker Bosch Packaging Technology said its growth last year was driven by the pharmaceutical industry. Report