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Louisiana Sues Fresenius over GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Use

GranuFlo manufacturer sued by the state of LouisianaThe state of Louisiana filed a lawsuit against Fresenius Medical Care North America alleging the clinics deceived patients through fraudulent marketing to sell substandard dialysate. The company has 100 clinics in the state of Louisiana that allegedly provided the dialysis products.

The state had made payments through their Medicaid program to Fresenius for the liquid bicarbonate dialysates. The state claims that under their Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection ...

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Closed Fresenius dialysis center had history of problems

A dialysis center that was shut down in Bessemer, Alabama, following the infection-related deaths of two patients has a prior history of health violations, according to a report on Al.com.

In a report about a year ago, the Alabama health department cited the clinic over multiple infection-control deficiencies. In one of those cases, a patient was hospitalized.

The clinic’s owner, German company Fresenius, has previously been accused of subjecting patients to read more.... --> continue reading...