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FDA Fines Red Cross For Bad Bookkeeping, Labeling

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FDA Fines Red Cross For Bad Bookkeeping, Labeling

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FDA Fines Red Cross For Bad Bookkeeping, Labeling

FDA Fines Red Cross For Bad Bookkeeping, Labeling

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This past week, the Food and Drug Administration fined the American Red Cross more than $5 million dollars for bad bookkeeping and labeling problems. It's the latest in a series of FDA actions against the Red Cross.

Debbie Elliott talks with Jon Hamilton about what prompted the fine, and what it really amounts to in the multibillion dollar business of blood.