News tagged with meningitis outbreak

FDA cites sanitary issues at specialty pharmacies

(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says it has uncovered troubling sterility problems at 30 specialty pharmacies that were inspected following a recent outbreak of meningitis caused by contaminated drugs.

Apr 12, 2013
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FDA chief renews push for specialty pharmacy rules

(AP)—The head of the Food and Drug Administration renewed her push for new rules to help police pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak, even as members of Congress expressed little interest ...

Dec 19, 2012
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Consumer watchdog asks FDA to revisit compounders

(AP)—A government watchdog group is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to re-inspect more than a dozen specialty pharmacies with prior records of violations, in light of a recent deadly outbreak tied to compounded ...

Nov 29, 2012
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