Keyword: tainted heparin


Smithfield’s China Deal Spurs Heparin Heart Drug Safety Concerns

29.07.2013 - U.S. lawmakers are concerned a Chinese company's planned $4.7 billion acquisition of pork producer Smithfield Foods could affect the safety and availability of heparin, a blood...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Buyer Beware, Patient Beware

02.07.2013 - On July 2, the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) went into full force: All APIs imported into the EU must be accompanied by written confirmations of quality by the regulatory...