Law Update

3300 Gas Leaks in Boston

According to a new Boston University study, there are more than 3,300 Gas Leaks in Boston’s underground pipelines. Leaks releasing natural gas pose an explosion hazard, as well as environmental damages resulting from aging road and rail networks under city streets.   So far, Boston

2021-04-15T14:02:21-04:00November 20, 2012|

Compounding Pharmacy Update

According to the Boston Globe, on at least two occasions in the past decade, Massachusetts pharmacy officials have displayed indifference in their supervision of a concerning Framingham compounding pharmacy (The New England Compounding Center) that is linked to the nationwide meningitis outbreak that has

2022-12-21T06:24:54-04:00November 20, 2012|

Massachusetts Pharmacy Dodged Reprimand Years Before the Outbreak

In 2004, Massachusetts health regulators proposed a formal reprimand for the pharmacy that is currently linked to the deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak – the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts.   Health officials never delivered the reprimand, however, after the company protested the

2021-04-15T17:22:13-04:00October 26, 2012|

Firm probed in Meningitis Outbreak

On October 10, an agreement with the Department of Public Health’s Board of Registration in Pharmacy was signed, stating that Ameridose and its distribution partner, Alanaus Pharmaceuticals, are voluntarily shutting down operations until October 22 to allow inspectors the access needed to conduct an investigation.

2021-04-16T13:04:11-04:00October 12, 2012|

H&M Recalls Children’s Water Bottle Due to Choking Hazard

On September 18, 2012, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that retailer H&M is voluntarily recalling Children’s Water Bottle after a reported hazard. The incident involved a water bottle spout, which allegedly broke in a child’s mouth while the child was drinking.  

2021-04-16T13:53:13-04:00September 19, 2012|

Papa Bear Loungeabouts Recalled for Flammability

 The playful papa bear lounge about has been recalled due to flammability standard failure. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (UPCPSC) claims that about 10,000 of these pajamas have been recalled as they pose a burn injury risk to the kids who wear them.  

2021-04-16T07:20:38-04:00March 1, 2012|
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