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Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Announces $100,000 in Contributions to Organizations Working to Assist Problem Gamblers

LAS VEGAS, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved $50,000 in contributions to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) based in Washington, D.C. and $50,000 for The International Pro...

OptoElectronix Offers Lighting Manufacturers A Unique Integrated LED Light Engine With 1,000 Lumens Light Output

Thin, Low-Cost, 5x3-Inch Module Ideal for ADA-Compliant Wall Fixtures; One-Fourth the Power of Standard Incandescents SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- OptoElectronix today announced a unique LED-based lighting module that enables luminaire manufacturers to accelerate adoption of SSL ...

RetireSafe Salutes Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America for Its Commitment to Cut Drug Prices and Help Seniors in the Medicare 'Doughnut-Hole'

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the 400,000-strong seniors group RetireSafe saluted the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) for its commitment to support legislation to cut prescription drug prices by 50 percent for seniors who fall into the Medicare P...

Microscopic manufacturers produce eco-friendly plastics

Last year's energy crisis highlighted an unforseen by-product of the looming fuel shortages of the 21st century. Petroleum-based products such as plastics that society takes for granted but now requires to function will run out with the oil. Scientists are looking to microorganisms to pick up t...

Online Sampling Service for Healthcare Prescribers and Drug Manufacturers Launched by RxSamplesNow.com

RxSamplesNow.com is a New, Web-Based Pharmaceutical Sampling and Information Resource Open to all Prescribing U.S. Healthcare Professionals. The Site Brings Prescribers and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Together in an Online Community at www.rxsamplesnow.com . Registered Prescribers Can Order Sa...

Androgel Manufacturers Sued in Class Action for Antitrust Violations

LANCASTER, Pa., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A class action complaint filed last week in New Jersey federal court claims damages for violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act by brand-name and generic manufacturers of the drug, Androgel. The case, filed by Stephen L. LaFrance Pharmacy, Inc. d...

DoD and VA Recognize Innovative Healthcare Manufacturers for Excellence in Supply Chain Data Quality

PHILADELPHIA, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have recognized seven medical/surgical manufacturers for contributing to the success of the agencies' joint internal data synchronization program. Through this program, which includes manufactur...

Why Are Healthcare Information Manufacturers Free of All Liability When Their Products Can Result in Medical Errors?

Commentary in JAMA: Penn Author Urges Changes that Hold Health Care Providers Responsible when Healthcare Technology Errs PHILADELPHIA, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even when their products are implicated in harm to patients, manufacturers of healthcare information technology (HIT) cur...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Statement Regarding President Obama's Nomination of FDA Commissioner

WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement from its president and CEO, Pamela G. Bailey , in response to President Obama's nomination of Dr. Margaret Hamburg as Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration...

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers to Participate in the National Federation of the Blind Motor City March for Independence

Alliance President & CEO Dave McCurdy to Speak at Event BALTIMORE, Feb. 27, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today that the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a coalition of eleven major automakers, will participate in the NFB's third annu...

Grocery Manufacturers Association: National Brands of Jarred Peanut Butter Not Affected by PCA Recall, Many Food Products Unaffected by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) Recall

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the food industry continue to investigate products affected by last week's Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) recall it is important for the media and consumers to know that national brands of ja...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Releases Science Policy Paper on Sodium and Salt

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today released Sodium and Salt: A Guide for Consumers, Policymakers and the Media, a science policy paper that provides current and scientifically accurate information and resources on sodium and salt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) J...

Employer Vantage From HealthLeaders-InterStudy Provides a Snapshot of Both Self- and Fully-Insured Health Benefits to Help Pharmaceutical and Diagnostic Manufacturers Identify Business Opportunities

With Thousands of Employees Covered by Plans in Multiple States, Lockheed Martin Presents Example of How Companies Can Use Employer Vantage to Identify Local-Level Opportunities NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy , the leading provider of managed care mar...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Statement Regarding FDA Science Board Advisory Report on Bisphenol A (BPA)

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today issued a statement from GMA Senior Vice President and Chief Science & Regulatory Affairs Officer Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D. regarding an FDA Science Board advisory group report on the safety assessment of bisphenol A. ...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Statement Regarding FDA Science Board Advisory Report on Bisphenol A (BPA)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today issued the following statement from GMA Senior Vice President and Chief Science & Regulatory Affairs Officer Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D. regarding an FDA Science Board advisory group report on the sa...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Strongly Supports U.S. Food & Drug Administration Decision on the Irradiation of Fresh Produce for Foodborne Pathogen Control

Technology approved for control of food-borne pathogens in fresh iceberg lettuce and spinach WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Brackett, chief science officer for the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), today released the following statement in response to the U.S. F...

Grocery Manufacturers Association: FDA Once Again Reaffirms Safety of Bisphenol A (BPA) for All Consumers

No Need for Consumers to Change Purchasing or Eating Patterns WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statement released today in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's most recent Bisphenol A (BPA) draft risk assessment, Dr. Robert Brackett, chief science and regula...

Grocery Manufacturers Association: US Food & Drug Administration and European Food Safety Authority Affirm Safety of Certified Food Dyes

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Brackett, chief science officer for the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), today released the following statement in response to the Center for Science in the Public Interest's petition to the US Food & Drug Administration to ban eight...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Releases Science Policy Paper on Bisphenol A

Resource Guide for Policymakers, Consumers and the Media is First in a Series of Educational Publications on Food, Beverage and Consumer Product Issues WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today released Bisphenol A: A Guide for Consum...

Grocery Manufacturers Association: Canadian Risk Assessment Reaffirms Safety of Bisphenol A (BPA) for Adults and Children

No Need for Consumers to Change Purchasing or Eating Patterns WASHINGTON, April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statement released today, Robert Brackett, chief science officer for the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), reassured consumers about the safety of bisphenol A (BPA):...

Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association Supports Safety of Baby Bottles

MT. LAUREL, N.J., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA), which represents the leading manufacturers of baby bottles in the United States, stands by the scientific research indicating that plastic baby bottles are safe. JPMA supports the rig...

Medical Device Manufacturers Association Joins the National Healthcare Career Network

Organization is one of 25 poised to address industry worker shortage WASHINGTON, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), a national trade association based in Washington, D.C., announces participation in the National Healthcare Career N...

Woman Sues DuPont and Asbestos Manufacturers After Developing Mesothelioma From Exposure to Asbestos in Husband's Work Clothes

BEAUMONT, Texas, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Frances Barras of Nederland, Texas, along with her husband and five children, has sued DuPont and several asbestos manufacturers because she has developed mesothelioma from washing and handling her husband's asbestos-contaminated work clothes for many y...

SNM's Clinical Trials Network expands European membership of PET biomarker manufacturers

Reston, Va.SNM's Clinical Trials Network today announced that several leading commercial providers of PET radiopharmaceuticals in Europe have registered their manufacturing sites with the network. SNM's Clinical Trials Network is an initiative designed to address the need for streamlined drug disc...

New BSI CE-Onsite Facilitates CE Marking Reviews for Device Manufacturers

RESTON, Va., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As a direct response from client feedback, BSI launches a new speed-to-market program, CE-Onsite FastTrack Review, for Class III medical devices needing European CE Marking Design Dossier Reviews. This new program will expedite the review process through live,...

Chubb Named Preferred Insurance Provider for Medical Device Manufacturers

WARREN, N.J., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) has endorsed the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies as the preferred insurance provider for its members. A premium discount of 10 percent is available to MDMA members. (Logo: http://www.n...

China-Biotics, Inc. Signs Agreements With Four Additional Food Manufacturers

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHBT ) ("China-Biotics," "the Company"), a leading Chinese firm specializing in the manufacture, research, development, marketing and distribution of probiotics products, today announced it has signed contra...

Novel Vaccines Improve Potential for European Vaccines Manufacturers

LONDON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The vaccines market, which was earlier associated with low profit margins and slow growth rates, has gained momentum in recent years through innovation. The introduction of novel vaccines for diseases with high burden and continuous investments aimed at boosting pro...

Visiprise Launches Podcast Series with AMR to Support Medical Device Manufacturers

'Operational Efficiency in Medical Device Manufacturing' explores industry trends and the utilization of MES to realize operational excellence ATLANTA, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Visiprise, Inc., a leader in manufacturing execution (MES) solutions for the integrated enterprise, announced today t...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

As reports of the allegedly substandard Chinese products make constant headlines in the western media, the emerging Asian giant has decided to crackdown. For starters it has suspended the sale of a drug used to treat acute leukemia and rheumatoid arthritis. In the past week alone, ...

US FDA Wants Vitamin Manufacturers to Test All Ingredients

Dietary supplements pills, liquids or other products are a $22 billion industry in the US. But it is not exactly well-regulated. But now, addressing concerns over the ingredients that go into the making of these supplements, the Food and Drug Administration has announced that it is phasing ...

US Supreme Court Could Protect Medical Equipment Manufacturers from Law Suits

From abortion to consumer rights, the conservatives-dominated US Supreme Court seems set to leave its mark, whatever could be the ultimate fate of President George W. Bush. It said on Monday that that it would hear an appeal raising the issue of whether the medical equipment manufacturers appr...

FDA Advises Manufacturers to Test Glycerin for Possible Contamination

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning pharmaceutical manufacturers, suppliers, drug repackers, and health professionals who compound medications to be especially vigilant in assuring that glycerin, a sweetener commonly used worldwide in liquid over-the-counter and prescription dru...

FDA cracks the whip on manufacturers of unapproved Cold Medicines

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to the manufacturers of unauthorized medicines for cough and cold which include the drug carbinoxamine. // The companies have been given time from 30 to 90 days by which time they should completely stop selling these medicines. The FDA anno...

German Manufacturers Find a Solution for DVT

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when people sit in the same position for prolonged periods of time. It slows the circulation of blood causing clots in the legs//. The condition can be fatal if the clots detach and are carried to the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolism. DVT which has long been ass...

Imprisonment for fake “baby milk” manufacturers in Chia

Two Chinese manufacturers who were making and selling inferior quality infant formulas have been imprisoned. This follows death of several children after being fed with this fake low nutritional quality milk//. According to official estimates, up to 200 babies after being fed the formula milk...

Drugs Manufacturers Capitalizing On The Surge In Demand For Bone Health Care

A recent survey based on an ageing population shows that bone health is set to become a major segment of the supplements and functional foods market. The lifetime risk for a woman to have an osteoporotic fracture// is 30-40 per cent and in men the risk is about 13 per cent. Yet the main natural pr...

Clampdown On Fake Drugs Manufacturers In India – New Bill Enacte

The Central Government of India is planning to incorporate penal provisions under the Drugs and Cosmetics// (Amendment) Bill 2005 to make licensed drug manufacturers who are in the habit of designing or packing their products in such a look-alike manner a criminal act. Officials say the Bill attemp...

Anti-smoking advertisements to be funded by Cigarette manufacturers

Anti-tobacco campaign is gearing up worldover, as the australian health minister has announced yesterday, that nicotine free gum will be provided to all patients visiting queensland// hospital as a reform to encourage people to quit smoking following which the Australian Competition and Consumer Co...

Karla: healthy beer as claimed by German manufacturers

Beer as it is, is a very popular drink in Europe and more so in Germany. Keeping with the trend beer manufacturers there have manufactured a healthy beer called karla //, which they claim has the power to calm the senses and also prevent cancer. The beer is made form herbs and also contains lec...
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