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Adulteration meeting set

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA schedules a May 1 public meeting to discuss methods for better predicting and preventing economically motivated adulteration of regulated products. The meeting in College Park, Md., will address what industry is doing and could do to prevent EMA. FDA, the U.S. Pharmacopeia and industry stakeholders are revising analytical testing standards to effectively screen for contaminated heparin, diethylene glycol in glycerin and melamine in infant formula - recent instances of EMA (1"The Tan Sheet" Feb. 16, 2009, p. 16)

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