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Drug Recalls

When Your Medicine Makes You Sick

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Spencer Aronfeld

Once the FDA forces drug manufacturers to directly contact consumers who have been prescribed or are taking recalled medicine, it will send a strong message that patient safety is more important than corporate profit.

Drug Recalls Common In U.S., But Not Well-Publicized: Study

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK, June 4 (Reuters Health) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recalls potentially harmful drugs about ...

J&J CEO 'Disappointing Recalls' Won't Slow Company Down

AP | By LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 06.28.2011 | Business

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Johnson & Johnson's chief executive told shareholders at their annual meeting Thursday that the company will come back "stronge...

The 10 Worst Drug Recalls In History

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This year's recall of certain types of Tylenol and Motrin by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), which began in January, brought back memories of the 1982 ...

10 FDA Drug FAILS

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Food And Drug Administration (FDA) has drawn praise and criticism for it's cautious oversight of pharmaceuticals. With that in mind, here is a lis...

Fentanyl Painkiller Patches Recalled

AP | NATASHA T. METZLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Patches containing the prescription painkiller fentanyl were recalled Tuesday, because of a flaw that could cause patients or careg...