Lebanon News

Pharmaceutical factory closed in Bekaa Valley

BEIRUT: A pharmaceutical factory in east Lebanon was sealed with wax by authorities Friday because it failed to meet manufacturing standards, the National News Agency reported. 

The decision to close the plant in the Bekaa Valley town of Jdita was issued by Public Prosecutor Farid Kallass and spurred by Health Minister Wael Abu Faour.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 05, 2014, on page 2.




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