The Pretoria High Court recently dismissed a pharmaceutical company’s application to review the Department of Health’s (DOH) decision to classify medicines for the purposes of assessing tender bids.    

The DOH awarded a tender to supply surfactants to treat Respiratory Distress Syndrome at public hospitals.  The tender bid invitation was based on two therapeutic classes

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has recently urged the public to return various brands of peanut butters for a refund. The manufacturer of the peanut butters had informed the NCC that the affected products contain higher than the legally accepted levels of Aflatoxin.

The recall of most consumer products is regulated by the Consumer Protection