US House Members Say FDA Should Destroy Fake Covid-19 Tests, Other Fraudulent Products It Finds
FDA's finding fraudulent Covid-19 test kits, but if they've been imported, say Energy and Commerce members, existing regulations preclude destroying the products. The committee says that “when these counterfeit medical devices, including tests, are imported [FDA] must either store it or ship it back.”
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