Sens. Demand Info From Ben Venue Over Drug Shortage

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 3:45 PM EST) -- In the wake of a critical shortage of a drug that treats leukemia in children, the top members of the Senate's health committee wrote to Ben Venue Laboratories Inc. on Thursday, demanding to know exactly why the company stopped making the drug last November.

Sens. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., the chairman and ranking member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, respectively, as well as Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Bob Casey, D-Pa., asked Ben Venue what, exactly, caused...
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