State Food and Drug Administration Asks Recipients to Step ForwardMumbai—formerly called Bombay—is an Indian commercial metropolis located on the county’s west coast in the state of Maharashtra. According to an article in Daily News & Analysis, the state’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) filed a complaint with the Mumbai police against DePuy. The primary problem for Indian authorities is that they don’t know how many people in their country received the hip replacements, though the article suggests 4,700 implants were sold there. Few Mumbai residents, however, appear to have received one, so the police are asking residents to step forward and report if they are among them.
One FDA official stated, “The Police are investigating. Once the implant recipients come forward, we will know how many are affected, and accordingly take action against the company.”