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Drug firm under FDA probe

Maria Bradshaw

Drug firm under FDA probe

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BARBADOS?appears to be caught up in an international counterfeit drug scandal.
An international online pharmaceutical company with offices here is under investigation by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following the recent discovery there of the fake cancer drug Avastin.
The FDA has so far determined that the bogus drug, which made its way to 19 clinics in California, Texas and Illinois, may have been purchased from a company called Quality Speciality Products also going by the name Montana Health Care Solutions – an unapproved foreign supplier, according to the FDA.
Reports indicate that telephone calls to the company’s 1-800 numbers direct callers to a pharmaceutical company in Barbados called Global Drug Supply.
Read the full story in today’s WEEKEND NATION.