COLD SEASON KICKS IN TO PICK UP SLACK LEFT BY PPA RECALLS

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- This year's cough and cold season has been nothing to sneeze at, in light of the extensive recall of many popular cold and weight loss remedies containing phenylpropanolamine (PPA), according to retailers and wholesalers.After the Food and Drug Administration issued a public health advisory against PPA-containing weight loss and cold remedies last November, due to the possible

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- This year's cough and cold season has been nothing to sneeze at, in light of the extensive recall of many popular cold and weight loss remedies containing phenylpropanolamine (PPA), according to retailers and wholesalers.

After the Food and Drug Administration issued a public health advisory against PPA-containing weight loss and cold remedies last November, due to the possible health risk of hemorrhagic strokes, retailers scrambled to remove the products from the

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