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Jun 11

FDA Releases Draft Guidance Updating Warnings for Labeling of Albumin, Highlighting Risk of Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

On June 11, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) published a draft guidance document, entitled Draft Guidance for Industry: Amendment to ‘Guidance for Industry: Revised Preventive Measures to Reduce the Possible Risk of Transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease by Blood and Blood Products.’ Found here, the Document highlights the recommended changes …

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Apr 27

FDA Issues Statement on USDA BSE (“mad-cow”) Case

On April 26, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a statement concerning the recent announcement confirming a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (“BSE”). The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (“USDA”) announcement confirming and explaining this case may be accessed here. According to the USDA, the particular cow involved was a dairy cow, and …

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