3:45 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Attorney General Calls For Regulation Of Drug Compounding Centers

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is calling for laws to require inspections and background checks for compounding pharmacies like the one that produced the drug that caused a nationwide meningitis outbreak.

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3:12 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Court Of Appeals Convenes Grand Jury To Investigate Meningitis Deaths

A special Michigan grand jury will investigate meningitis deaths and illnesses linked to a medical compound created by a Massachusetts company.

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2:55 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

19th Death Reported In Michigan Linked To Steroids

State health officials say an 87-year-old Livingston County man is the 19th person from Michigan to die as a result of contaminated steroids supplied by a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company.

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3:41 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Schuette Asks For Grand Jury To Investigate Steroid Illnesses, Deaths


Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has called for a grand jury investigation into an outbreak of meningitis and other illnesses caused by tainted steroids.

As we hear from The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Rick Pluta, the contaminated medicine has been linked to 259 cases of illness and 14 deaths in the state.

The attorney general filed his request with the Michigan Court of Appeals. If the court says yes, a judge and up to 17 grand jurors would conduct the inquiry into whether any crimes were committed. The proceedings would be secret.

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