The FDA is on scene now.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration officers are at the New England Compounding Center, which is co-owned by Wrentham resident Barry Cadden. Federal agents are serving a search warrant to the Framingham specialty pharmacy, linked to the national, deadly meningitis outbreak. "I can confirm that this office and our law enforcement partners are investigating allegations concerning the New England Compounding Center. I think that it is entirely premature to suggest what the results of the investigation will be," said Christina Sterling, a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's Office. Agents with blue jackets bearing the yellow letters “FDA OCI” are going in and out of the brick office building on Waverly Road. The initials stand for the FDA …
House committee tells Wrentham resident and co-owner of the Framingham specialty pharmacy to preserve all documents and communications and to met with them no later than Oct. 18.
Friday, October 12, 2012
A U.S. House of Representatives committee wants to hear from the Framingham specialty pharmacy linked to a dedly national outbreakof meningitis, according to a report by Reuters. Bipartisan lawmakers on the Republican-led House Energy and Commerce Committee called on the New England Compounding Center co-owner Barry Cadden to provide a documented picture of his company's operations at a meeting with panel staff to be held no later than Oct. 18, reported Reuters. Steroids produced by NECC have killed 14 and infected 169 individuals across 11 states. The steroids, according to the Framingham company, were distributed in 23 states. Massachusetts was not one of them. "We ask you to preserve all documents and communications that may be relevant…