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Nationwide recall of Med Prep Consulting drugs.

According to multiple reports, on Monday, the United States Federal Drug Administration[“FDA”] announced a voluntary nationwide recall of all drugs made by Med Prep Consulting, Inc, a New Jersey drug compounding company.  Compounding companies create custom drug cocktails pursuant to specific recipes from medical personnel.  The drugs recall… Read More
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Fisher Price Rock N Play Sleepers recalled.

Today the Consumer Product Safey Commission[“CPSC] announced a voluntary recall of 800,000 Fisher Price infant sleepers, due to a risk of infant mold exposure. The sleepers, called Rock ‘N Play Sleepers[pictured above] have been marketed nationwide since 2009 and are designed for infants weighing up to 25 pounds.  Mold can develop between the… Read More
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MERCK SETTLES VIOXX CASES

Pharmaceutical giant Merck has agreed in principle to settle all remaining Vioxx lawsuits. The company has agreed to pay $4.85 billion to plaintiffs in 27,000 pending cases. The settlement was cobbled together after juries from New Jersey to California had heard about 20 cases. In the very first case a jury awarded $253 million dollars, but Merck had prevailed… Read More
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