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3T Design Recalls Cervélo Bicycles with Aura Pro Handlebars Due to Risk of Injury

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall by 3T Design. The clamps on the Aura pro handlebars on the company’s Cervélo Bicycles can detach during use, causing the rider to lose control and posing a risk of fall injuries. The Aura Pro custom

Meningitis Sister Company Issues Massive Product Recall

The sister company of Framingham’s New England Compounding Center (NECC) – Ameridose – recalled all of its products on October 31, 2012. According to health officials, the NECC is the source of fungus-contaminated steroid injections that have killed 28 people and sickened at least 363

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 reprimand

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.

Regulator Has Link to Firm Implicated in Meningitis Outbreak

New England Compounding Center (NECC) shares the same owners as Ameridose, a company licensed and regulated by federal authorities to manufacture medications on a large scale. Until June 2011, Ameridose’ headquarters were right around the corner from NECC in Framingham, Massachusetts. Government investigators have raising

Patients in 23 States Given Steroid from Mass. Firm that is Tied to Meningitis Outbreak

U.S. health officials announced on Monday, October 8, that 13,000 patients in 23 states, including Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island, have been exposed to a potentially hazardous steroid treatment manufactured by a Framingham compounding company. The medication has been linked to a national outbreak

Lynn Twin Struck by Car Dies

According to The Daily Item, late last Wednesday, September 19th, in Lynn, Massachusetts, twin brothers – Dillon and Riley McManus – were struck by a vehicle. Dillon McManus, 21, never regained consciousness after being struck by the car, and was  declared dead soon thereafter. Although

Death of Two Twin Toddlers in Pool in Lynnfield, MA

On Saturday morning two twin toddler girls were found dead after drowning in a swimming pool at their home in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. Lynnfield police responded to a 911 call on Saturday morning about two children that had fallen into the pool. The two girls, Veronica