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6:18 PM
Oct 09, 2012
 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

Lawmakers question oversight of compounding pharmacies

At least two U.S. lawmakers sent letters to FDA questioning whether FDA should have more authority over compounding pharmacies in light of a fungal meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated injectable steroids from pharmacy New England Compound Center (NECC). Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) wrote that FDA's authority over compounding pharmacies should be extended...

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