SCOTUS action will limit generic drug competition
U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a federal circuit court decision that imperils a critical method that many generic drug makers use to win approval. The court denied a petition of certiorari in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. V GlaxoSmithKline LLC, Et. Al., allowing the divided lower court's decision to stand. This action can have dramatically limit competition from lower-priced generic and biosimilar medicines.
STATEMENT: EPA acts to protect drinking water from PFAS
New proposal would create first national limits on dangerous ‘forever chemicals’
STATEMENT: Apple concedes to Right to Repair movement, reverses ban on selling parts to consumers
Apple reversed its longstanding policy against selling spare parts, providing repair instructions, and making repair software tools available to customers.
Is the $1 billion Salt River Project proposal good for ratepayers?
By now, if you live in the Valley, you have likely heard that Salt River Project is proposing to add 16 gas units at a cost of ~ $1 billion to SRP customers.
Statement: Target’s new plastic packaging goal is a step in the right direction
The Fortune 50 retailer Target announced a new goal Tuesday to reduce its use of virgin plastic 20 percent by 2025 across its own brand frequency products. It is part of a new sustainability strategy called Target Forward and covers such key categories as household cleaning, personal care and beauty.
Statement: Landmark FTC report calls for action on Right to Repair
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a report today on manufacturers' use of restrictive repair tactics that have kept consumers from repairing their own products.
Statement: FDA plans to reduce toxic metal in baby food
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday it will adopt a plan aimed at reducing toxic substances in food for babies and toddlers.
McDonald’s commits to eliminating toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in food packaging globally
McDonald’s announced a commitment to eliminate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food packaging used in its restaurants by 2025. PFAS are linked to kidney and liver problems, high cholesterol, reduced immune system function, and cancer.
FTC settles first case against VoIP provider for allowing illegal robocalls
Two accused credit card con artists used Globex Telecom to make calls using spoofed numbers