UPS drug distribution network grows; Roche aims to tower in Switzerland;

>UPS has expanded to 30 its global healthcare distribution facility network with new facilities in Asia, Europe, Canada and the U.S. UPS release

> Bimeda has been fined $7,000 and will complete a $58,800 environmental project of energy-efficiency upgrades at its Minnesota facility for improper handling of hazardous waste. Article

> Swiss architect Herzog & de Meuron presents images of a new HQ tower to be built for Roche. Story

> Stirling Pharma has received a license for a pharma plant in Nova Scotia to conduct drug testing and packaging. Report

> The Ministry of Health and Population is formulating drug production regulations to align Nepali pharma manufacturing with international standards. Article

> Asept Pak will supply 220 million vials per year to PharmaCaribe. News

> The European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers has joined the escalating pallet fray, citing the U.S. plastic pallet sector's campaign of "misinformation" about wood. Item

> The CDC estimates that 163 million doses of this season's flu vaccine have been distributed through early December. Story

> Swine flu vaccine in parts of the U.K is being restricted to those deemed at risk. Item

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