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The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Mass. DPH Head Doesn’t Know Why NECC Escaped Severe Penalty In 2004

The head of the Massachusetts health department says investigators still don’t know why regulators backed off a severe penalty against the New England Compounding Center in 2004.

11/13/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Report: FDA Wanted To Close NECC In 2003

Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the Framingham pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations, according to congressional investigators.

11/13/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Mass. Pharmacists: NECC May Have ‘Disregarded’ Rules And Regulations

The Massachusetts Pharmacists Association and the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association said it appears that “rules and regulations may have been disregarded” by the New England Compounding Center.

10/17/2012

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Peanut Butter Recall Expanded

A recall of peanut butter has expanded to include all peanuts from Sunland Inc.

10/15/2012

These Nature's Recipe dog biscuits are recalled. (Photo Credit: Nature's Recipe Website)

FDA Issues Recall Of Dog Treats

Nature’s Recipe brand is voluntarily recalling a limited supply of Nature’s Recipe® Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken, manufactured in one of its U.S. production facilities.

10/14/2012

Keebler Foods Moving Jobs To Headquarters In Michigan

FDA Recalls Certain Mini-Wheat Cereals After Metal Fragments Found

The Food and Drug Administration is warning that some boxes of Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal may contain metal fragments.

10/10/2012

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Peanut Butter Recall Expands To Approximately 100 Products

A recall of nut butters continues to expand and now involves around 100 products sold at retailers such as Whole Foods, Stop and Shop and Target.

10/01/2012

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.45 Caliber Bullet Discovered In Jar Of Peanut Butter At Lawrence School

A bullet was found in a seemingly sealed jar of Teddie Peanut Butter at the School for Exceptional Studies in Lawrence on Monday.

08/30/2012

Banana Boat aerosol sunscreen

FDA Investigating Stow Man’s Claim He Caught Fire After Applying Sunscreen

The FDA is investigating a WBZ-TV report that a Stow man was badlu burned after applying spray-on sunscreen.

06/06/2012

grocery shopping

A More “Consumer Friendly” Approach to Food Labels

Consumers will better understand food labels if FDA presents them in teaspoons versus metric system measurements.

05/22/2012

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