New England Compounding Center
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.
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.