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Committee Report on Meningitis Outbreak Chronicles FDA's Missed Opportunities to Protect Public Health – Death Toll Now at 53 and Hundreds Still SickApril 16, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a majority staff report citing internal documents from the Food and Drug Administration chronicling the agency's numerous opportunities over the years to address warning signs about the pharmacy that produced and distributed the contaminated drugs that led to the d
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Docs Reveal FDA Should Have Acted Sooner to Prevent Meningitis Outbreak - Stage Set for Tuesday Hearing with FDA CommissionerApril 15, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today outlined the subcommittee’s focus for the panel’s Tuesday hearing to examine the deadly meningitis outbreak, which has resulted in 53 deaths and over 700 indi
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of April 15, 2013. Beginning on Tuesday, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hear from FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to examine the facts surrounding the deadly meningitis outbreak that has claimed 53 lives to date and left hundreds ill.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today held a hearing on a new legislative proposal that would protect consumers by ensuring transparency and oversight of major EPA regulations that may drive up energy costs.