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IMPRELIS® Killing Trees Instead of Weeds

January 1, 1970 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

On August 3, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote to DuPont inviting the company to meet about the numerous reports received regarding damaged and dying trees stemming from the use of IMPRELIS®. With in ten days of that letter, the EPA issued a stop sale, use or removal order (SSURO) for IMPRELIS®. It was then reported that DuPont admitted…
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When Surgical Mesh Doesn’t [mesh]

January 1, 1970 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Surgical mesh is essentially a net used to support organs and hold them in place. Surgical mesh is commonly used to repair hernias and prolapsed organs. Typically this netting is made from synthetic materials although there are a limited number of biological meshes. Sometimes this surgical netting does not properly “mesh” with the body. Recent safety alerts by the FDA…
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