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Legislation would require New Jersey compounding pharmacies to earn accreditation

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Danny Drake

Jersey Shore Pharmacy manager, Rossana Belfiore, of Absecon, fills a prescription bottle Jan. 24 with solution in the lab of the pharmacy. The Jersey Shore Pharmacy, in Egg Harbor Township, specializes in preparing compounds for patients.The state is considering beefing up regulations over compounding pharmacies after contaminated medicine from a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts killed dozens of people and sickened hundreds more.

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New Jersey lawmakers want pharmacies that mix their own medicines to earn accreditation after mistakes by a New England company killed dozens and sickened hundreds nationwide.

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6 images

Danny Drake

Jersey Shore Pharmacy manager, Rossana Belfiore, of Absecon, fills a prescription bottle Jan. 24 with solution in the lab of the pharmacy. The Jersey Shore Pharmacy, in Egg Harbor Township, specializes in preparing compounds for patients.The state is considering beefing up regulations over compounding pharmacies after contaminated medicine from a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts killed dozens of people and sickened hundreds more.