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Ah! Generic pills means generic machines November 9, 2006 3:10 pm

Posted by Doug McCaughan in : Announcements, News, Of Interest
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So we make cheaper pain medicine by using inferior equipment?

WASHINGTON – A major manufacturer of acetaminophen sold by Wal-Mart, CVS, Safeway and more than 100 other retailers recalled 11 million bottles of the widely used pain-relieving pills Thursday after discovering some were contaminated with metal fragments.

The contaminated pills included metal fragments ranging in size from “microdots” to portions of wire one-third of an inch long, the Food and Drug Administration said. Perrigo discovered the metal bits during quality-control checks after realizing the equipment it uses to make pills was wearing down prematurely… [Source]

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1. matt - November 10, 2006

no, the metal in the mix was wearing the machines down prematurely.