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November 7, 2011

A new report from the Food and Drug Administration indicated that Roche division Genentech may not have followed proper procedures to prevent the contamination of certain drugs, according to published reports.

NEW YORK — A new report from the Food and Drug Administration indicated that Roche division Genentech may not have followed proper procedures to prevent the contamination of certain drugs, according to published reports.

Dow Jones Newswires reported that an FDA report from September regarding an inspection of a plant in South San Francisco, Calif., found problems related to gaskets and caps used to cover vials of the cancer drug Avastin (bevacizumab).

The caps are made by a contract manufacturer, according to the reports.

April 8, 2010

In an effort to further expand its retail-based clinic business, Walgreens' Take Care Health Systems...

NEW YORK In an effort to further expand its retail-based clinic business, Walgreens' Take Care Health Systems reportedly is considering financial joint ventures with hospitals, according to a Dow Jones Newswires report.

"We're getting a lot of interest from hospital systems," Take Care Health Systems CEO Peter Miller told Down Jones Newswires in an interview.