FDA News Release: Mutual Recognition promises new framework for pharmaceutical inspections for United States and European Union

https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm544357.htm The United States and the European Union (EU) completed an exchange of letters to amend the Pharmaceutical Annex to the 1998 U.S.-EU Mutual Recognition Agreement. Under this agreement, U.S. and EU regulators will be able to utilize each other’s good manufacturing practice inspections of pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. The amended agreement ‎represents the culmination of nearly ...
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Podcast: Interview (3) with Jim Allen, Regional Director for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for Europe & Africa

Jim Allen gives a broad overview of the Joint Investigative Teams (JIT) – a new US/EU program – and on examples of successfully completed bilateral drugs cases. This podcast is the second in a series of three on U.S.-EU cooperation on the fight against drugs. Read Transcript  (PDF 298 KB)
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Podcast: Interview (2) with Jim Allen, Regional Director for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for Europe & Africa

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