FDA Cracking Down On Compounders At Historic Pace

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A sweeping recall announced Sunday by a Florida compounding pharmacy underscores that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has delivered on its vow to police the specialty sector strictly following a deadly outbreak, with enforcement in the first four months of 2013 outpacing all actions in the previous five years combined.

The voluntary recall by Balanced Solutions Compounding Pharmacy of Lake Mary, Fla., covered more than 50 drug formulations and followed the FDA's alleged discovery of "poor practices and conditions" that could lead to microbial contamination....
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