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Pfizer Settles Whistleblower Case for $2.3 Billion

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Pfizer, on Wednesday, agreed to pay $2.3 billion to end a US Department of Justice investigation citing the company for illegal off-label marketing tactics related to a number of products. It represents the largest single settlement of its type for a pharmaceutical company, topping Lilly’s $1.4 billion Zyprexa settlement […]
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Hamburg Shifts Boxes at FDA

Image via Wikipedia Typical of new administrations, FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg is moving around some staff functions and bringing in new faces, but holding off on major reorganizational changes at the agency. There will be a new “food czar”—a deputy commissioner of food—but not a comparable official in charge of drugs, biologics and medical devices. […]
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