House GOP sets deadline for FDA data on NECC-tied outbreak

02/4/2013 | USA Today · Reuters

Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee could issue a subpoena if the FDA fails to produce by Feb. 25 key internal memos regarding the meningitis outbreak tied to the New England Compounding Center. "FDA has produced no communications from staff and officials at FDA headquarters, who were actually making the decisions about how to address the situation," committee chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., and four other Republicans wrote in a letter to the agency. FDA spokeswoman Erica Jefferson said the agency had provided more than 3,500 pages and is preparing on a response to the panel.

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