STAT+: FDA cites Cipla for placing important manufacturing records in the trash

File this under: “What were they thinking?”

Cipla, which is one of the world’s largest generic drug manufacturers, was recently cited by inspectors from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a litany of violations at a plant in India. But one problem stood out: the company failed to properly keep important manufacturing records and, instead had loaded bags paper scraps onto a truck and stored other bags that were earmarked for shredding.

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