Press Releases:

July 13, 2018 press release on commencement of proposed class action

October 2, 2018 Health Canada Press Release - Zhejian Huahai Pharmaceuticals site non-compliant with requirements for the manufacture of drug ingredients 

Health Canada Bulletin:

English: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67202a-eng.php

French: http://canadiensensante.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67202a-fra.php 

Health & Safety Alerts: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67552a-eng.php

Media:

https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm619024.htm

https://globalnews.ca/news/4397005/valsartan-blood-pressure-recall-expanded/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/health-canada-expanded-valsartan-medication-recall-1.4792070

https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1466445

https://www.theepochtimes.com/expert-contamination-of-china-made-heart-drug-is-just-the-tip-of-the-iceberg_2600499.html

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/proposed-class-action-lawsuit-filed-after-blood-pressure-medication-recalled-1.4023577

http://www.droit-inc.com/article22937-Action-collective-contre-des-geants-pharmaceutiques (en français)

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/class-action-heart-medication-1.4753540

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/19/health/valsartan-recall-explainer/index.html

http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2018/07/18/update-class-action-request-against-heart-drug-valsartan/

http://time.com/5340730/fda-recalls-valsartan-medicine/

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/european-medicines-agency-flags-defect-in-cardiac-drug-1.3568336

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/13/health/valsartan-recall-fda-bn/index.html

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-health-canada-recalls-blood-pressure-drug-valsartan-after-carcinogenic/

https://globalnews.ca/news/4322539/valsartan-drug-recall-canada/

https://www.cp24.com/lifestyle/health/health-canada-recalls-some-drugs-containing-valsartan-due-to-potential-carcinogen-1.4007325

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/common-heart-drugs-recalled-due-to-contamination-with-possible-carcinogen-1.4007298

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/valsartan-heart-high-blood-pressure-medication-recall-1.4740666

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/06/health/valsartan-heart-drug-recall-intl/index.html

https://www.fiercepharma.com/manufacturing/eu-regulators-blast-china-s-zhejiang-huahai-over-valsartan-api-mess

 

Press Releases regarding valsartan drug recalls in the United States:

https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drugsafety/ucm613916.htm

http://www.solcohealthcare.com/uploads/news/PressReleaseValsartanRecallFinal.pdf

http://www.solcohealthcare.com/uploads/news/PressReleaseValsartanRecallFinal.pdf

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