Safeway Checks Procedures After Error

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway this week said it is redoubling efforts to make sure its pharmacists follow strict procedures after a six-week pregnant woman was given the wrong medication at a Safeway in Fort Lupton, Co.

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway this week said it is redoubling efforts to make sure its pharmacists follow strict procedures after a six-week pregnant woman was given the wrong medication at a Safeway in Fort Lupton, Colo.

The incident was a case of mistaken names. The pregnant woman, Mareena Silva, was given a prescription of Methotrexate, a drug reportedly to treat cancer, instead of an antibiotic. The name on t

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