Consumers deserve safe and effective drugs.  But today’s prescription and over-the-counter remedies originate in factories all over the world and move into U.S. homes through supply chains that can involve processing plants, manufacturers, suppliers, brokers, packagers, and distributors.  This complexity increases the risk that substandard or counterfeit medicines will reach patients and contribute to shortages of essential drugs.  Pew works to ensure a safe, reliable pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution system.

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