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EU Suspends GVK Biosciences Drugs Citing ‘Flawed’ Clinical Studies

A month after some major European nations suspended 25 generic drugs alleging “flawed clinical trials” by GVK Biosciences, the European Medicines Agency on Friday cracked its whip on the Hyderabad-based firm recommending suspension of medicines that were approved earlier. The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Commission said that despite a re-examination for 7 drugs, ...

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Deal with US Ends WTO Impasse on Food, Says India Minister, Giving No Details

  Announcing an end Thursday to the impasse over the WTO accord to ease global customs rules, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said after an agreement has been reached with the US on the issue of food stockpiling. The deal opens the way to implementing the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) which had eluded the World Trade Organisation members in July, she ...

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Senators Introduce Amendment to Slash Costs of U.S. Sugar Support Program

Coddled by politicians for decades, the U.S. sugar industry is now under fire in the Senate. A bipartisan coalition of Senators introduced an amendment today to prohibit taxpayer dollars from going to “extremely large, multi-million-dollar sugar processors through a program that has already cost taxpayers more than $250 million in the last year alone,” according to a press release from ...

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