Quality control really has plagued Johnson & Johnson lately, and their latest recall involves Infant Tylenol. The company said that it is recalling 574,000 bottles of grape-flavored, liquid Infants' Tylenol from stores nationwide.
Most Americans consider the F.D.A a line of defense against dangerous food, pharmaceuticals, or medical devices, but by the agency's own admission it is understaffed and underfunded. What's more, just because a product has the F.D.A stamp of approval does not mean it is safe.
A packaging error has led to a recall of almost 1 million packets of birth control tablets in the U.S. Pfizer, the manufacturer, found that some packets had incorrect hormone dosages and some had incorrect pill counts.The recall affects Lo/Ovral-28 tablets and generic Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets. Pfizer issued a statement saying the problem was identified and corrected and that the mistake does not pose any immediate health risks, but does raise the risk of unintended pregnancy.