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December 26, 2012News for the food and drug law community

  Drugs & Biologics 
  • Nations act against threat of drug-resistant TB
    India, the U.S. and South Africa are taking steps to address the threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis. The FDA is set to rule this week on a new treatment for drug-resistant TB, while the CDC has a faster test to diagnose drug-resistant strains. The U.S. also is acting to alleviate shortages of TB treatments. The Wall Street Journal (12/25) Email this Story
Why Success Is Less About Your Business and More About Aging Well
Do you have the qualities needed to age successfully? These 5 improvements may help the second half of your life be a smashing success. Read the featured article.

  Global Focus 
 
  • India council to discuss drugmaker-doctor ties on Thursday
    The Indian National Development Council will meet Thursday to discuss the possibility of requiring that drugmakers disclose payments to doctors for lectures, consulting, research, entertainment and travel. "Mandated disclosure by pharmaceutical companies of the expenditure incurred on drug promotion, and penalty on the company and vetting of drug related material in continuing medical education would be considered," the NDC said. The Economic Times (India) (12/26) Email this Story
SHRM Exec Study: Impact of Absence
Read the compelling results of this 2014 survey conducted by SHRM and Kronos® that demonstrate how a clearly defined strategy to monitor and manage absence, with proper training and automation, can help control costs associated with absences and improve your bottom line. Click here to learn more.

  Food & Dietary Supplements 
 
Combating Identity Theft in a Mobile, Social World
Mobile connectivity threats extend from consumers to the business environment. But who is really responsible for securing sensitive information? Smart business leaders are becoming proactive on the matter. Learn how to get protected in this white paper. Download the white paper now.

  Medical Devices 
  FDLI Items 
  • Food Advertising, Labeling and Nutrition: What to Expect in 2013 -- Feb. 6
      
    Mandatory and voluntary labeling options continue to proliferate, just as the bill introduced in the last Congress by Rep. Sue Myrick and Rep. Theodore Deutch, the "Carcinogen-Free Label Act of 2012" (H.R. 6601. At FDLI’s Food Week 2013 program on Food Advertising, Labeling and Nutrition (Feb. 6), attendees will hear first-hand from federal and state government officials, industry representatives and consumer protection advocates. Food stakeholders will also discuss the labeling of genetically modified foods and the effectiveness, as a policy matter, of food labeling. Learn more about Food Week 2013. Email this Story

  • Controlled Substances Primer -- purchase and download instantly
     
    This Primer takes a start-to-finish look at the regulatory system for controlled substances (pharmaceuticals with abuse potential), explaining the regulatory maze of the Controlled Substances Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. This user-friendly guide provides what you need to know about federal regulation of controlled substances. Purchase and download instantly. Email this Story
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Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Associate Director Regulatory Affairs - Advertising, Promotion & LabelingShireLexington, MA
Senior Counsel – Medical Device/Combination ProductAmgenThousand Oaks, CA
Counsel, Advertising and PromotionsMylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.Basking Ridge, NJ
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs-Promotional ReviewNovo NordiskPrinceton, NJ
Assistant Counsel, Regulatory Attorney MERCK & COMPANY INC. North Wales, PA
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