HushLeaks exclusive: metal fragments are "far more common than we have been told" in pharmaceutical pills.
The issue of medication pills being contaminated with bits of metal and flecks of paint has been covered before, but not to the extent we are now being told.
This leak comes to us from a person who claims to be a U.S. government FDA inspector working at a major U.S. port. We are not naming the port for their own protection.
They are telling HushLeaks that shipments of medications frequently arrive from Puerto Rico, and that the shipments often arrive on wooden pallets that "smell of strong chemical odors" and are apparently treated with fumigation chemicals for some purpose.
Moreover, the pills are at time spot-checked by X-ray machines, and the X-rays turn up what we are told us a "huge pattern of small pieces of metal" present in the medication pills.
The latest batch reportedly contained pills made by Pfizer.
HushLeaks has confirmed that most drug companies operate manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico.
"Most of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies operate manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico; Amgen, Pfizer, Eli Lilly, Abbott, Bristol Myers Squibb, Schering Plough, Mylan, Warner Chilcott, Novartis, J&J, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Baxter and, Watson are all located in Puerto Rico."
HushLeaks exclusive: Whole Foods Market's (WFM) recent decision to announce GMO labeling across every one of its stores by the year 2018 was initiated by pending legislation regarding GMO and labeling.
Lead counsel at WFM has been in negotiations with plaintiff parties regarding GMO issues. The negotiations either stalled or collapsed. The GMO labeling announcement by WFM was hurriedly issued as a hopeful tactic to appease plaintiff parties and possibly derail the pending lawsuit negotiations.
Now that WFM has made the announcement, we are not certain where things stand with the pending legislation.
This information comes from inside WFM offices, but our source does not have access to the actual negotiations. This reporting is based on what they have heard around the WFM offices.
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