Nova Yanks 62M Diabetes Test Strips Over False Readings

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cautioned diabetes patients on Wednesday that up to 62 million Nova Biomedical Corp. glucose test strips were contaminated during manufacturing and can give false readings leading to insulin dosing errors.

The FDA announced that 21 lots of Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips manufactured as early as 2011 had been voluntarily recalled after it was discovered they could register false, abnormally high blood glucose readings. The company's Nova Max Plus Glucose Meter Kits, sold separately, also included test strips from...
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