abbott laboratories

  • FDA considering petition to protect biologic medications’ patents

    The opening salvo fired by Abbott Laboratories could be the start of an interesting legal battle between pharmaceutical companies and generic manufacturers over biologic medications—medicines such as insulin or vaccines that are created through biological processes, not chemical synthesis.

  • Beetles-in-baby-food case dismissed

    Apparently the concept of entomophagy is either foreign or disturbing (or both) to Americans. While about 80 percent of the world’s nations are known to consume insects as food, many of which are considered delicacies in other cultures, an Indiana mother threw a tantrum upon learning that the baby formula...

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