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Third Akorn sterile drug plant hit by FDA as new CEO lays out blueprint for a better future

Akorn Pharmaceuticals, which had a $ 4.3 billion buyout by Fresenius tank last fall, just can’t seem to catch a break. Just weeks after being hit with an FDA warning letter for its manufacturing operations in Illinois—problems that led to the death of the deal—Akorn today reported that it has received a citation on its third… Read More »

Caraway: A Plant With Diverse Culinary Applications, Plus a Few Potential Health Benefits

Caraway (Carum carvi) is an aromatic plant known for its seeds. However, other parts of it are edible as well, such as the leaves and roots.1 It’s considered to be one of the oldest cultivated spices,2 being utilized by ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and Arabs.3 In fact, it is believed that the word originated from… Read More »

Mylan overhaul of West Virginia plant has a ways to go

While Mylan’s third quarter results impressed analysts, the generics drugmaker is still dealing with some significant manufacturing issues, some of them not of its own making. Its adjusted earnings per share beat analyst expectations to land at $ 1.25 during the quarter, representing a 14% year-over-year increase. “We see Mylan as one of the better-positioned… Read More »