Tuesday, 11th May 2021

Illegal drug plant: Distribution company under scanner

Colombo, July 24 (BAN/ AD): The Chief Drug and Food Inspector of the Authority, Amit Perera has said that 10 illegal drugs which were manufactured at the plant. He added that they have also ascertained the Pharmaceutical Distribution company which had assigned the plant to produce these drugs.

From a plant in Kelaniya where drugs were sold the National Medicines Regulatory Authority has found 12 locations where medicine which was produced illegally.

He went on to note that the investigations are underway into the pharmaceutical distribution company as well. The incident first came to light on July 8th when the officials of the National Medicines Regulatory Authority found stash of high protein milk and expired drugs.

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