TITLE

Outsourcing safety

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Nature Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p221
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on global outsourcing of domestic drug manufacturing in the U.S. He contends that the trend of outsource drug manufacturing raises the issue on whether sufficient mechanisms are in place to ensure safety of imported pharmaceuticals. He suggests that the process of effective oversight must be restored and ramifications for drug importers be established. Efforts of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate safety of food, drugs and medical products are tackled.
ACCESSION #
36818298

 

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