BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Haggen has recalled hundreds of prescriptions and replaced the entire pharmacy stock at its Edmonds, Wash., Top Food & Drug store. A pharmacist there has been fired and arrested following the alleged dispensing of expired medications and possible credit card fraud. The recall is highlighted on the retailer’s website and has received considerable local publicity. It relates to prescriptions filled at the one store’s pharmacy between June 1 and Sept. 2. Factory-sealed and dated medications, such as birth control pills and inhalers, are not part of the recall. “This has been a devastating event for us, as we value the trust relationship we have with our customers,” said Jeff Wood, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Haggen.
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