Organization: US Food and Drug Administration

Canada, US agree to share food safety information, collaborate on research

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) to share food safety information and collaborate on research projects.  Signed at the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition campus in College Park, Maryland, the MOU seeks to expedite the sharing of information on…

Inex cuts workforce, reduces burn rate

Inex Pharmaceuticals Corp, Vancouver, is slashing its workforce and cutting back on its planned pipeline activities following the rejection by US regulatory authorities of its application for accelerated approval of Marqibo, the firm’s lead anticancer drug. The Oncology Drugs Advisory Committee of the US Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously against accelerated approval for Marqibo,…