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Urine Spills Staining Image of Wockhardt’s Generic Drugs: Health

The Indian factory that makes copies of a popular heart pill sold in the U.S. turns out to be a jumble of dilapidated buildings with blighted windows connected by flaking pipes and capped by a rusty roof.

When U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspectors visited the Wockhardt Ltd. plant that produces generic copies of the heart tablet Toprol-XL in July, they found urine spilling over open drains, soiled uniforms and mold growing in a raw-material storage area. They summarized their findings in a filing obtained by Bloomberg via a Freedom of Information Act request.