House Urges FDA To Find Contaminated Heparin Source

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 6:53 PM EST) -- U.S. House Republicans are again urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to release documents related to its investigation of the 2008 contamination of the blood thinner heparin imported from China in order to help identify the cause of this incident.

In a letter sent to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg on Wednesday, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich.; oversight and investigations subcommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns, R-Fla.; and health subcommittee Vice Chairman Michael Burgess, R-Texas, argued that the public deserves long-overdue answers about the...
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