New England Compounding Center

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Subpoenas Handed Down In Meningitis Case

A federal grand jury has begun to hand down subpoenas in its investigation of the deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Framingham pharmacy.

12/01/2012

NECC co-founder Barry Cadden appears before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Nov. 14, 2012. (WBZ-TV)

NECC Owner Barry Cadden Declines To Testify At Congressional Hearing

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.

11/14/2012

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

Ameridose in Westborough

Westborough Braces For Impact From Ameridose Layoffs

One by one, about a dozen people showed up to the Ameridose facility in Westborough on Friday, only to be turned away the door.

11/09/2012

Ameridose in Westborough

Layoffs At Firm Tied To Mass. Pharmacy In Meningitis Outbreak

A company spokesman says the notice affects 650 employees at Ameridose and 140 employees at its marketing and support arm.

11/08/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

DPH Fires Mass. Pharmacy Board Director As Part Of NECC Investigation

The Director of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy has been fired amid an investigation into New England Compounding Center’s role in the nation-wide meningitis outbreak.

11/07/2012

Ameridose in Westborough

Board Extends Closure In Meningitis Investigation

A company with the same founders as a specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak has agreed to extend its voluntary closure until Nov. 19.

11/02/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Report: Pharmacy Sent Quality Assurance Report To Customers Despite Lab Bacteria

The compounding pharmacy in Framingham blamed for a national fungal meningitis outbreak reportedly sent customers a “quality assurance report card” just before people started getting sick.

10/31/2012

A syringe. (Photo Illustration by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

DPH Shuts Down Another Compounding Pharmacy After Random Checks

The Department of Public Health has revoked the license of another compounding pharmacy in the state.

10/28/2012

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