But even as the company deals with the latest investigation, it still has not satisfied state penalties handed down in a settlement after the 2009 incident that killed the 21 horses.The Florida State Board of Pharmacy recently brought Franck's before them to answer for not paying the penalties.
On May 1, the board ordered the lab to pay more than $14,387.21 in original penalties, plus another $2,000 fine and $1,000 in administrative costs for not abiding by the first settlement. The company has 90 days to pay the fines.
In the 2009 case, Franck's was cited by the state Department of Health for numerous violations of Florida law covering pharmacies.
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