The FDA Had No Authority to Regulate the Pharmacy that Produced the Contaminated Steroids

Many now know of the dangerous outbreak of fungal meningitis from contaminated steroid injections produced by the New England Compounding Center (NECC) and are asking why this happened.  The answer is not so simple. As a compounding pharmacy, NECC mixes drugs at their location to provide specially ordered combinations of drugs.  Compounding pharmacies also can make a [...]