FDA begins testing generic drug quality
A program that is testing medicines made domestically and overseas reflects a new emphasis by the Food and Drug Administration on the quality of copycat drugs.
Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014 12:00 am
The Food and Drug Administration has begun the nation's first widespread testing program for generic drugs, which make up almost 80 percent of U.S. prescriptions.
The $20 million effort, coming as concerns grow over the quality of products from abroad, started in September without any public notice.
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Saturday, February 22, 2014 12:00 am.