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  • Mass. shuts down another compounding pharmacy

    Massachusetts shut down another compounding pharmacy over sterility concerns after a surprise inspection prompted by the nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a different company, state officials have said.


  • FDA: Mold, bacteria at pharmacy tied to outbreak

    Federal health inspectors say staffers at a pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak over the past year documented dozens of cases of mold and bacteria growing in rooms that were supposed to be sterile.


  • FDA: Pharmacy tied to outbreak knew of bacteria

    Staffers at a pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak documented dozens of cases of mold and bacteria growing in rooms that were supposed to be sterile, according to federal health inspectors.


  • Mass. pharmacy dodged reprimand after protest

    Massachusetts regulators in 2004 proposed a formal reprimand for a company now linked to deadly meningitis outbreak, but they never delivered it after the company protested the reprimand could be "fatal to the business."


  • State officials find problems at Mass. pharmacy

    Water from a leaking boiler collected just outside a room that was supposed to be sterile. Floor mats used by technicians were filled with dirt and debris. Drugs were shipped out before the company even confirmed they were sterile.


  • Mass.: Visible fungus at meningitis-linked company

    State officials said Tuesday they found unclean conditions including visible black specks of fungus in steroids made by a pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis.


  • Mass. gov. orders surprise pharmacy inspections

    The governor of Massachusetts is ordering surprise inspections of certain pharmacies after one was linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak.


  • Mass. gov.: Fungus seen at meningitis-linked firm

    State officials investigating a pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis said Tuesday they found shoddy sterilization practices and unclean conditions there, including debris-covered floor mats and standing water from a leaking boiler.


  • Records detail Mass. firm linked to meningitis

    New state documents detail problems found in 2006 by an outside firm hired to do an assessment at the company at the center of a deadly meningitis outbreak.


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