Audience: Consumer, Pharmacy [Posted 03/31/2017]
ISSUE: Mylan N.V. announced that Meridian Medical Technologies, a Pfizer company and Mylan’s manufacturing partner for EpiPen Auto-Injector, has expanded a voluntary recall of select lots of… Read More..
New York’s mayor pledged Friday to shut down the notorious Rikers Island prison, the city’s main jail complex, in a process that will take at least 10 years. “We had to do a lot of work to figure out a path that actually could achieve this goal,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio as he announced the commitment, which he was previously reluctant to make. Many New York officials and legal experts for years have been calling for the closure of the huge site of the same name as the island in the East River where it is located, which sits between the city’s boroughs of Queens and the Bronx.
LONDON (Reuters) – Global food crises worsened significantly in 2016 and conditions look set to deteriorate further this year in some areas with an increasing risk of famine, a report said on Friday.