Drug Recalls More Frequent than Ever

Posted on November 10, 2011

According to related news articles, the number of drug recalls is higher and higher every year. Allegedly, the pharmaceutical recalls jumped to 150 in the third quarter of 2010 alone. Details from the FDA Enforcement Reports show that the spike in drug recalls may have something to do with the aggressive activity from FDA authorities when it comes to the pharmaceutical industry.

A Medical waste manager notes that while the FDA increases its tough supervision on pharmaceutical supply, consumers worldwide will be directly affected. Safety issues have been of great priority to the FDA in the past years. The nation saw the alleged scandal of two major recalls in the past, Vioxx in 2004 and heparin in 2007. Reports have demonstrated that the agency suffers major pressure from the Congress to keep the supply chain under intensive control.

The FDA states that officials have been trying to reach a deal with generic drug makers. The proposal indicates that foreign plants manufacturing most of the generic products would have to be inspected with a certain frequency.

As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I urge all readers to read this blog regularly so they can be aware of all the recall news in the Nation. Personal injury lawyers are always happy to help you with any doubt you may have regarding your personal injury case, do not delay in contacting someone close to you.

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