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Friday Jun 27 | The Toronto Star

Health Canada keeps flu plant inspection report secret

Health Canada is refusing to provide a copy of its July 2012 inspection of GlaxoSmithKline's Quebec plant, where about 5 million doses of flu vaccine were manufactured and supplied to the Canadian public in 2013 alone.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Medicine, Influenza, Food and Drug Administration

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Precious Metals Recovery: NovX21 Selects Thetford Mines as the Site of its New Plant

The agreement, which will see NovX21's new plant set up in an existing building in the Thetford Mines industrial park, is a milestone on the road to commercial-scale deployment of NovX21's patented technology for the recovery of precious platinum-group metals from end-of-life vehicles.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-U.S. FDA cites GSK flu vaccine plant for quality violations

A GlaxoSmithKline Plc plant in Canada that makes the flu vaccine Flulaval has been cited by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for failing to meet quality control standards.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Canada

Brandon Sun

U.S. FDA warns GSK over problems at Quebec flu vaccine manufacturing plant

Bottles of flu vaccine rotate on a plate as they make their way through an assembly line on Dec. 9, 2004.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Canada, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Toronto Star

FDA warns over problems at Quebec flu vaccine plant

The company that makes much of Canada's annual flu vaccine has received a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Canada

Sat Jun 14, 2014

ECNmag

Mining data archives yields haul of 'red nuggets'

The world of astronomy has changed. An astronomer used to have to travel to a remote location and endure long, cold nights, patiently guiding a telescope to collect precious photons of light.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Canada

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