December 2013 - Cohen & Malad, LLP

FDA Digging Up Dirt on Antibacterial Soap

by: Lynn A. Toops, Attorney The FDA recently announced a proposed rule change to make manufacturers of antibacterial soap prove that these products work as advertised. This move comes after research studies have indicated that Triclosan, a common active ingredient in antibacterial products, is no more effective than soap and water at ridding of germs… Continue Reading »

FDA Takes Big Step to Protect Generic Drug Consumers

By: Jeff S. Gibson, Attorney In November, the FDA announced it would begin the process of changing its rules to allow generic drug manufacturers the ability to update product labels with safety warnings and new information. This action follows much debate about the responsibility of generic drug manufacturers in patient-safety matters. Two recent U.S. Supreme… Continue Reading »