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  1. Troubled drug agency's deputy sanctioned

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui A deputy chief of the State Food and Drug Administration has become the latest official implicated in the agency's corruption scandal, in which five officials have been ... official in the administration since former chief Zheng Xiaoyu, who was executed in 2007 for taking bribes of more than 6 million yuan and approved six fake drugs. Staff at the administration told ...

  2. Top drugs official sacked in graft probe

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The deputy chief of the State Food and Drug Administration has been sacked in an ongoing investigation into corruption, Xinhua reported, citing the Communist Party's ... implicated since it pledged to clean up the malfeasance of Zheng, under whose administration bribing of cadres for approval of illegal drugs was rampant. In April, five officials from ...

  3. Six officials punished in drug agency controversy

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai A fresh wave of corruption scandals had hit the State Food and Drug Administration, with five senior officials detained and one suspended for allegedly taking bribes ... the drug administration. The article also raised the value of the bribes involved- initially reported by the 21st Century Business Herald to be less than 1 million yuan- by about 50 per cent. ...

  4. Drug maker ordered to recall all 434 products

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The department separately ordered a recall from shelves, hospitals and doctors, of a registered rotavirus vaccine, RotaTeq. The decision followed an announcement by the United States Food and Drug ... Staff Reporters The health authorities last night ordered local drug manufacturer Quality Pharmaceutical Laboratory to recall all its 434 products from the market, after tests found many ...

  5. Baidu promoted fake-drug sites, CCTV show says

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... claimed to cure diabetes, was not registered with the State Food and Drug Administration. The administration requires companies selling drugs online to obtain a certificate, but only 27 companies ... drugs. It is the second time in two years that a prime-time China Central Television show has taken on Baidu over its bidding-for-ranking system, which is used as a promotional tool by websites ...

  6. Ruinian shares tumble on news of drug test failure

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Administration in February this year. The news was reported yesterday on a food industry website. The product was made by the Jiangxi Province Zhangshu City Chinese Medicine Technology Research ... Eric Ng Shares of Ruinian International, the mainland's largest maker of amino acid health supplements, slumped after news that one of its products had failed a drug quality test ...

  7. Guangzhou orders identity checks on buyers at drug stores

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Guangzhou residents are now required to show their identity cards when buying medicine at drug stores, the latest attempt by the city government to ensure a trouble-free Asian Games. City Food and Drug Administration deputy director Lin Yongsheng said 1,174 Chinese medicines containing stimulants and 765 foreign drugs would not be sold to individuals without valid identification ...

  8. The End of Overeating

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... and 'conditioned hyper-eating', the loss of control when faced with palatable foods. Kessler, who was a former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration and 'the man who took ... Charmaine Chan The End of Overeating by David Kessler Penguin, HK$130 David Kessler wanted to understand what drove his food cravings for no-nos such as chocolate-chip cookies. His ...

  9. Unapproved drug suspected in infections

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... that the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration had joined that probe, due to the fact that Avastin had not been domestically approved for treating eye problems. The health bureau issued a brief statement ... Will Clem in Shanghai The cancer drug used by a Shanghai hospital last week to treat dozens of eye patients who then developed infections was not bought from an official supplier and had ...

  10. Youth anti-drug hotline gets about 25 inquiries a day

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The anti-drug hotline received 4,450 calls in its first six months, further evidence of the scale of youth drug abuse in the city. The telephone service on 186186, which offers live advice to young drug abusers, their parents and teachers, started in August last year. Social workers take the calls and answer questions about drug-related issues. Narcotics Division ...




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