Recalls

Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
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Navigating FDA recall requirements

A medical device recall by any other name might still stink for your company.
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GSK voluntarily recalls Panadol Advance bottles in Puerto Rico
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GSK voluntarily recalls Panadol Advance bottles in Puerto Rico

Acetaminophen-containing packages said to fail to meet child-resistant closure requirement.
By establishing an Office of Pharmaceutical Quality, FDA hopes to spur pharmaceutical manufacturers to address batch process, packaging, and other problems impacting the supply chain.
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FDA wants pharma to move from compliance to quality

By establishing an Office of Pharmaceutical Quality, FDA hopes to spur pharmaceutical manufacturers to address batch process, packaging, and other problems impacting the supply chain.
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GlaxoSmithKline voluntarily recalls alli weight loss product

Company believes some packages of the product were tampered with, leading to recall of all alli products from U.S. and Puerto Rico retailers.
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Specialty Compounding, LLC issues nationwide voluntary recall

Recall follows reports of bacterial infection affecting patients at two Texas hospitals.
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Keep staring at the stats until they tell you something

I called up the editor of Packaging World and said, "Got any exciting ideas for my column in June?"
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When peanuts are tea leaves

The notorious Salmonella outbreak in 2008-2009, in which Georgia-based Peanut Corporation of America was alleged to have supplied contaminated peanut products to makers of hundreds of food products, has finally resulted in criminal charges, as many observers had expected.
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How Wrigley and others prevent package recalls

Did you know that a pack of Orbit gum has at least 13 distinct components? Here's how Wrigley and others address recall risks from chemical migration, off-odors and other hard-to-spot factors.
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Packaging defect involved in voluntary drug recall

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. initiates voluntary recall of a single manufacturing lot of Pradaxa capsules 75mg in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
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How to prevent food labeling mixups

The top source of food recalls can be prevented in the plant with proper attention to mislabeling and mixed labeling.
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