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> India's Wockhardt has hired new management to oversee quality after the FDA imposed an import ban on one of its plants. Story

> Leiter's Compounding Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling three lots of its sterile products after questions were raised about outside sterility testing by Front Range Laboratories in Colorado. Release

> Northwest Biotherapeutics has won a U.S. patent for its next generation process for manufacturing lower cost human dendritic cells, the company says. Report

> Neimeth Pharmaceutical is working with officials in Anambra, Nigeria to build a drug manufacturing plant there. Story

> The Middle East-based firm Abraaj Group plans to make an investment in Morocco-based drugmaker Steripharma. Report

And Finally... Maine is being sued by drugmakers, retailers and pharmacists over its new law allowing residents to buy drugs online from Canada, the U.K., New Zealand and Australia. Report