Mixed Verdicts In NECC Trial

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Kevin Outterson, School of Law

The former co-owner of the New England Compounding Center, the pharmaceutical company at the center of a meningitis outbreak in 2012, has been found not guilty on the most serious charges in that trial but convicted of other charges…”

Expert quote:

“If a drug company is making [a drug], it goes through every process that the FDA has. But [the FDA] treats, historically, compounding pharmacies, as if it’s the pharmacist around the corner who gets out his mortar and pestle and makes up an oral version of a normal drug for one of his regular customers…”

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