Food And Drug Administration

  • Maharashtra chemists on three-day strike from Today 16-12-2013 03:00 PM

    Mumbai: Chemists in Maharashtra are observing a three-day shut down from Monday against the "draconian" interpretation of the Drug & Cosmetics Act, 1940 by the Maharashtra Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Chemists' associations will protest the FDA's crackdown on chemists operating without qualified pharmacists. There are around 55,000 chemists in...
  • US FDA bans imports from Ranbaxy's Mohali plant 16-09-2013 06:40 PM

    Mumbai: The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an import alert against drugs manufactured at Ranbaxy's Mohali plant in Punjab over quality concerns. This means Ranbaxy will not be able to ship drugs manufactured at the plant to the US until the ban is lifted. This is the third...
  • US to hike fees for generic drugmakers; Indian firms to be hit 11-08-2013 04:21 PM

    Washington: Many Indian drugmakers will soon have to bear higher costs for sale of products in American markets, as the US health regulator FDA is hiking the fees for generic drugmakers by up to 48 per cent from October. India is the second largest drug exporter to the US, according...
  • US: Ranbaxy shares down on $ 500 mn fine 14-05-2013 10:13 AM

    Mumbai: Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd shares were down over 1 per cent in early trade on Tuesday after the generic drugmaker pleaded guilty to US felony charges related to drug safety and will pay $500 million in civil and criminal fines. The settlement is its largest-ever with a generic drugmaker over...
  • US: NRI's energy drink under scrutiny for 13 deaths 16-11-2012 10:17 AM

    New York: A popular energy drink, produced by a company founded by an Indian-American billionaire, has come under the scanner in the US after reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to the energy shots. However, Lucknow-born CEO of '5-Hour Energy', Manoj Bhargava dismissed the allegations against his firm as "false"...
  • Diabetes drug may be bad for heart: Report 21-02-2010 06:43 PM

    An internal report by the US Food and Drug Administration has said that common diabetes drug Rosiglitazone comes with a risk of heart attacks. Sold by GSK under the name Avandia, the drug reportedly causes fluid retention. A US Senate report has alleged that drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline knew of the risks....
  • Your painkiller is killing you more than your pain 10-07-2009 12:23 AM

    CNN-IBN brings you details of the latest warning from the US FDA. ...
  • Cough syrups may prove deadly for kids 18-01-2008 02:45 PM

    The champion batsman interacted with the wheel-chair bound soldiers via a video conference prior to his 38th birthday. ...
  • Pain in the back? Replace that backbone 08-01-2008 04:44 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan greats such as Imran khan, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, Moin Khan and Rashid Latif all believe it would be worth a risk playing Shoaib as his replacement, Wahab Riaz, has not played in India before nor is bowling well in the tournament. However, if a well-placed source...
  • Bitter sweet: Spurious milk seized in Mumbai 02-11-2007 10:51 AM

    Johannesburg: A tell-all book about South African cricket by batsman Hershelle Gibbs was sold out within two days, the South African Sunday Times reported on Sunday. Gibbs, who is still under contract to the South African national team, describes sex orgies involving national team players and marijuana-smoking in To The...
  • How milk becomes tasteless 15-02-2007 08:15 PM

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