Good Manufacturing Practices 101: The Lowdown on Preventing Low Quality Products

  Good Manufacturing Practices, better known as GMPs, are a system of minimum requirements set by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure safe products of consistent quality. However, they can be intimidating to many due to their complexity. Each FDA-regulated industry features its own standards for GMP compliance, but they all have several[…]

InstantGMP™ Release Notes for Version 3.009.001

New Functionalities Like MPRs, BPRs now have a “view only mode” of their Manufacturing Instructions. This “view only mode” appears after the BPR has been Reviewed, Rejected or Added to Inventory. Each Manufacturing Instruction step in a BPR is “locked” whenever the Manufacturing Instruction step requires a signature and it is signed. When the step[…]

InstantGMP, Inc. Announces Standard Operating Procedures for California Cannabis Regulations

Promoting Quality & Compliance in California’s Recreational Cannabis Market Cary, NC September 17th, 2018 – InstantGMP, Inc., the developer behind the InstantGMP™ suite of software, created a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) specifically for the California recreational cannabis industry. When used together with InstantGMP™ Track & Trace software, companies can elevate their brand’s quality[…]

FDA Cracking Down on Underaged E-Cigarette Use

In a press release posted September 12th, 2018 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the agency announced several details about enforcement actions for the e-cigarette industry. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, FDA Commissioner also released a statement regarding ongoing agency efforts. Dr. Gottleib identified one issue regarding restricting sales and marketing efforts to teens. This was[…]

InstantGMP™ Release notes for version 3.009.001

New Functionalities Like MPRs, BPRs now have a “view only mode” of their Manufacturing Instructions. This “view only mode” appears after the BPR has been Reviewed, Rejected or Added to Inventory. Each Manufacturing Instruction step in a BPR is “locked” whenever the Manufacturing Instruction step requires a signature and it is signed. When the step[…]

Is Mandatory Dietary Supplement Product Registration Coming?

From Jennifer Grebow of Nutritional Outlook, industry experts believe dietary supplement product registration could be incoming. One attorney that assisted in drafting the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) noted that the industry is moving towards a mandatory product listing. The registry is needed as a way for the industry to self-regulate[…]

Cannabis Recalls Will Continue

Despite what testing labs in California might say, recalls regarding cannabis are likely to continue and increase in scale as the green rush continues. Marijuana Business Daily takes a deeper dive into the recalls plaguing California back in July. According to interviewed testing lab executives, recalls will become less of a risk when the state’s[…]

Experts Worried UK’s Pharma Industry Under-prepared for Brexit

The date for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union (EU) looms closer and experts are worried that the British pharma industry is woefully under-prepared for the withdrawal. As a member of the EU until March 2019, UK pharma companies comply with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) regulations.  From an article by the European[…]