The issue is not the concentration …,” Medbuy vice-president Michael Blanchard said. “The problem is the labels do not accurately describe the contents of the bag.” Medbuy president Kent Nicholson said his company is in the process of terminating its contract with Marchese, which he valued at $2-million to $3-million annually. Medbuy is a group-purchasing organization that buys medication and supplies on behalf of hospitals. The testimony stood in stark contrast to that of Marchese president Marita Zaffiro, who told the committee last week that her company’s product met the exact specifications of its contract with Medbuy and suggested that hospitals were at fault for imprecisely administering the drugs. (..) Both executives testified that if the bags of medicine were overfilled with saline, as has been established in the hearings, the pharmacist at Marchese overseeing the compounding should have noticed, and the company should have labelled the bags accordingly.