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Pfizer plant that is closing gets farewell warning letter from FDA

Gone but not forgotten. Last year, Pfizer stopped manufacturing and recalled products from a Hospira sterile injectables plant in India that the FDA has repeatedly criticized. It recently announced it would close the plant. That didn’t stop the FDA from issuing it a warning letter. Free Daily Newsletter Like this story? Subscribe to FiercePharma! Biopharma… Read More »

Sagent buys U.S. sterile injectables plant in boost for parent Nichi-Iko

Japan’s Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical bought Illinois-based Sagent Pharmaceuticals in 2016 to get a foothold in the U.S. Now Nichi-Iko is establishing a solid U.S. manufacturing footprint by acquiring a plant in North Carolina. Nichi-Iko says that Sagent has bought an FDA-approved small molecule and biologics manufacturing site in Raleigh from Copenhagen, Denmark-based Xellia Pharmaceuticals. The North… Read More »

Virginia poultry plant investigated after 50 workers sickened with rare infectious disease

Common symptoms of a Psittacosis infection include headache, fever and chills, as well as a dry cough and muscle aches, according to the CDC.  (iStock) Health officials are investigating a poultry plant in New Market, Virginia, after 50 employees were recently sickened by Psittacosis, a rare illness humans typically contract through infected birds. The infectious disease,… Read More »