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U.S. FDA proposes food companies verify safety of imports

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed rules on Friday that would require food companies to verify that the products they import meet certain safety standards.Full story

U.S. drugmakers cheer 'speed lane' for breakthrough therapies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new regulatory pathway could shave years off the traditional drug approval process in the United States, according to some companies whose drugs have been given "breakthrough therapy" designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Full story

UCB says U.S. FDA committee recommends its drug Cimzia for new uses

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian pharmaceutical group UCB SA said a committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted in favor of allowing UCB's arthritis drug Cimzia to be used to treat adults with active axial spondyloarthritis. Full story

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