TxCell claimed it would have its manufacturing operations cleaned up and back online this year after French regulators shut it down for mold contamination. The French biotech now says it has changed its mind about that. It is pretty sure it will just turn over all manufacturing to contractors, which will mean canning the more than two dozen employees that work at its facility.
Aspergillus is a mold that infects the respiratory system and can lead to serious illness or death in patients with weakened immune systems. Researchers believe they've found the ideal combination of tests for early, effective diagnosis.
Hospira is recalling one lot of injectable dextrose after what appears to be mold was found in a leaky container, a problem that could contaminate the product and lead to a potentially deadly blood infection, the FDA says.
Integra LifeSciences, which manufacturers medical devices used in surgery, has been fighting a mold problem at its collagen manufacturing facility in Plainsboro, NJ, for more than two years, the FDA...