STORES VOLUNTARILY PULL OTC DRUGS CONTAINING PPA

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Numerous retailers, including Big Y Foods here, Kroger Co. in Cincinnati and Albertson's in Boise, Idaho, have voluntarily pulled any over-the-counter medications containing phenylpropanolamine (PPA), after the Food and Drug Administration issued a recent public health advisory against weight loss and cold remedies. The FDA issued the recommendation to manufacturers to stop marketing

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Numerous retailers, including Big Y Foods here, Kroger Co. in Cincinnati and Albertson's in Boise, Idaho, have voluntarily pulled any over-the-counter medications containing phenylpropanolamine (PPA), after the Food and Drug Administration issued a recent public health advisory against weight loss and cold remedies. The FDA issued the recommendation to manufacturers to stop marketing products with the ingredient such as Contact, Acutrim, Alka-Seltzer Plus and Dimetapp, d

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