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2014-06-16 08:30:43

DUBLIN, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s449q/global) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Market - Forecasts to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s449q/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Technological advancements and government initiatives to curb counterfeiting...

2014-06-06 23:03:02

As part of an ongoing international effort to combat fake medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) joined other partners today in welcoming 11 new organizations to the global “Fight the Fakes” campaign. Rockville, Md. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 As part of an ongoing international effort to combat fake medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) joined other partners today in welcoming 11 new organizations to the global “Fight the Fakes” campaign. “Counterfeit or...

2014-06-06 04:21:22

GENEVA, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the campaign's six-month anniversary, Fight the Fakes ( http://www.fightthefakes.org) is proud to announce eleven new partners, bringing the total number of member organizations to twenty-five. New partners, representing wholesalers, pharmacists, mobile app services, coalitions for consumer protection and generic pharmaceutical manufactures, join the campaign to speak up and spread the word about the devastating impact of fake...

2014-06-04 23:06:25

USP field testing has begun in Ghana for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Field testing for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines has begun at the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) Center for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training (CePAT), located in Ghana. The new screening device, called CD-3+, was launched by the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-05-21 10:57:55

University of Montreal Chemists develop new approach to detect counterfeit medicines such as Viagra Researchers at the University of Montreal have developed an improved chemical analysis method that is more efficient and faster in detecting counterfeit medicines, which have skyrocketed in recent years. The method was developed and tested in a study by Philippe Lebel, Alexandra Furtos and Karen Waldron of the university's Department of Chemistry. It identifies and quantifies the various...

2014-04-25 20:21:28

.Pharmacy gTLD and Consumer Education Key in Protecting Public Health MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)) today issued a report stressing that illegal online drug sellers are the most frequent conduits of counterfeit drugs and pose a continued threat to global public health. As detailed in the Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progress Report for State and Federal Regulators: April 2014, most...

2014-04-08 08:31:47

MedSnap Verify Services launches today at LogiPharma 2014 in Basel, Switzerland BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to The World Health Organization 10 percent of medicines globally - and over 30 percent in some developing countries - are counterfeit, resulting in poor patient outcomes and decreased consumer confidence in pharmaceutical therapy. To help combat this public health crisis, MedSnap has developed MedSnap Verify Services which uses proprietary...

2014-04-01 08:28:33

SHANGHAI and HONOLULU, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device R&D services company with operations in China and the United States, and TruTag Technologies, Inc., developer of the leading edible, covert security platform to address the global product counterfeiting challenge, today announced that WuXi Corporate Venture Fund has made an investment in TruTag. In addition, WuXi and TruTag will...

2014-03-13 04:23:00

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharma IQ has announced their first Global Pharmaceutical Serialisation and Track & Trace Open House will commence on the 18th March 2014. The Global Pharmaceutical Serialisation and Track & Trace Open House will provide a host of innovative solutions for the international pharmaceutical serialisation and traceability community live and online. Serialisation presents a worldwide challenge for the pharmaceutical industry and...

2014-03-05 08:25:11

PORTLAND, Oregon, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled "Anti-counterfeit Packaging Market in Food and Pharmaceuticals - Technologies, Applications and Global Forecast through 2020", the global anti-counterfeit packaging market in food and pharmaceuticals is forecast to attain market value of $142.7 billion by 2020 from $57.4 billion in 2013, growing at 13.9% CAGR during 2013 to 2020. Technological advancements and government...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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