New England Compounding Center
The Framingham compounding pharmacy company linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak is blaming its cleaning contractor.
Gov. Deval Patrick is proposing tighter regulations on compounding pharmacies following last year’s deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts company.
The Framingham pharmacy blamed for 39 deaths and 620 illnesses has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
A judge has told lawyers for victims of a deadly national meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy that she will likely grant their request for an exhaustive inspection and testing at the facility.
A federal grand jury has begun to hand down subpoenas in its investigation of the deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Framingham pharmacy.
The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak declined to testify Wednesday morning before a congressional committee investigating the matter.
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.
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.
One by one, about a dozen people showed up to the Ameridose facility in Westborough on Friday, only to be turned away the door.
A company spokesman says the notice affects 650 employees at Ameridose and 140 employees at its marketing and support arm.