Editor's note: According to information from the Centers for Disease Control, steroids produced by the New England Compounding Center were linked to the deaths of 64 people in a fungal meningitis outbreak. 750 others became sick. The people taken into custody today include the president of the company and owner. - Aaron
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New England Compounding Center (NECC) is a compounding pharmacy founded in 1998. Based in Framingham, Massachusetts, NECC is a family-run business owned by Barry J. Cadden, his wife, Lisa Cadden (née Conigliaro) who is also a pharmacist, and her brother Gregory Conigliaro.