Tag Archives: Plant

Pfizer plant that is closing gets farewell warning letter from FDA

Gone but not forgotten. Last year, Pfizer stopped manufacturing and recalled products from a Hospira sterile injectables plant in India that the FDA has repeatedly criticized. It recently announced it would close the plant. That didn’t stop the FDA from issuing it a warning letter. Free Daily Newsletter Like this story? Subscribe to FiercePharma! Biopharma… Read More »

Former AstraZeneca UK plant back up for sale, putting 270 jobs at risk

A CDMO that has made a habit of snapping up Big Pharma’s discarded manufacturing plants has put a former AstraZeneca plant into bankruptcy. Avara Avlon Pharma Services, called in administrators after a major contract came to an end, BristolLive reports. The company is looking for a buyer for the site in Avonmouth, England, in an… Read More »

Virginia poultry plant investigated after 50 workers sickened with rare infectious disease

Common symptoms of a Psittacosis infection include headache, fever and chills, as well as a dry cough and muscle aches, according to the CDC.  (iStock) Health officials are investigating a poultry plant in New Market, Virginia, after 50 employees were recently sickened by Psittacosis, a rare illness humans typically contract through infected birds. The infectious disease,… Read More »