WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton today released a report on the committee’s activities from the 3rd quarter of the 2nd session of the 112th Congress. Prepared for members of the committee, this is the seventh such report detailing the committee’s work this Congress.
Energy and Commerce Leaders Seek All Documents Related to FDA’s Oversight of the NECC Dating Back to 2004October 17, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today requested additional information from the Food and Drug Administration regarding its oversight of the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Massachusetts, which has been linked to the recent outbreak of fungal meningitis.
Excerpt: During initial discussions with committee staff on October 12, 2012, FDA officials said that the NECC responded about a month after the warning letter assuring regulators that the firm was in compliance with good compounding practices. At the time of this briefing, FDA officials could not confirm whether any subsequent inspections were conducted to validate that the FDCA violations were corrected.
The Solyndra Memorial Tax Break How Energy passed out tax-loss credits that mean taxpayers will pay twice for failure. The Wall Street Journal October 16, 2012
Rep. Cory Gardner on Obama Administration’s Disturbing Pattern of Rewarding Billions in Green Handouts to SupportersOctober 12, 2012 | ICYMI
Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) appeared on Fox Business Channel’s Willis Report last evening to discuss the Obama administration’s disturbing pattern that those with close ties to the administration have been rewarded with billions of taxpayer dollars.
Committee Leaders Expand Investigation into Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Seek Information from Massachusetts Pharmacy Board Responsible for Overseeing New England Compounding CenterOctober 12, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today expanded their investigation into the recent fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a contaminated injectable steroid compounded and distributed by the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts.