Compounders Fault FDA For Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 4:54 PM EST) -- The head of a compounding pharmacy trade group blamed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a deadly meningitis outbreak Thursday, telling a Senate panel that the agency should have shut down the compounder linked to the outbreak for operating as an illegal drug manufacturer.

David Miller, the president and CEO of the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, disputed the FDA's claims that it did not have clear authority over the New England Compounding Center, arguing that the agency should have declared the pharmacy an illegal...
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