News of Note—Dr. Reddy’s says German authorities found issues at formulation plant

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A Dr. Reddy's plant in India had its manufacturing certificate pulled by German authorities.

> Update: German regulators have pulled the manufacturing certificate for Dr. Reddy’s formulation plant in Bachupally, India, the company announced today. This is not the same plant cited in a Form 483 by the FDA in May. Release (PDF)

> Following reports of recent patient infections, the FDA is again warning healthcare providers to steer clear of products manufactured by Davie, Florida-based PharmaTech because they may be contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia. The newest warning follows an investigation last year that found B. cepacia in the water system used by the company to manufacture products. Release