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Johnson & Johnson issues voluntary recall of popular infant drops

Saturday, October 19, 2013 by: Antonia
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(NaturalNews) Plastic particles linked to Motrin Infants' Drops Original Berry Flavor's active ingredient - ibuprofen - have caused Johnson & Johnson (McNeil Consumer Health Division) to voluntarily issue a recall.

In a press release issued on September 6, 2013, the healthcare giant told retailers to remove three affected lots of their Motrin Infants' Drops Original Berry Flavor from store shelves. Likewise, consumers were told to discontinue use of the product.

The lot numbers affected are DCB3T01, DDB4R01 and DDB4S01. The recall excludes children's and adult Motrin as well as Concentrated Infants' Motrin Drops Dye-Free Berry Flavor.

Plastic Particles the Culprit

Over 200,000 1/2 fluid oz. bottles were found to contain particles of PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), a synthetic chemical known for its non-stick properties. Most commonly, it's used in Teflon cookware. Toxic fumes due to high heat in cooking may be responsible for sickening individuals, and flakes from chipped cookware may allow toxic particulates to seep into food, further jeopardizing health.

Birth defects and cancers have been linked to such cookware. The particles were traced to a third-party shipment of ibuprofen, the active ingredient in Motrin Infants Drops Original Berry Flavor.

This comes on the heels of numerous other recalls from Johnson & Johnson in 2013 alone, including flawed oral contraceptives and malfunctioning blood glucose meters.

To date, no illnesses or injuries have been reported. Johnson & Johnson also urges consumers owning any of the products with the lot numbers listed above to call 1-877-414-7709 to receive a refund.

Is this drug necessarily needed?

We are often told scary stories of what can happen when a fever gets too high. But, like coughing, isn't a fever a natural bodily reaction that should not be suppressed? There are certainly different opinions on both sides of that equation.

As one study pointed out:

"Parental misconceptions about fever reflect the lack of active health education in our community. Health professionals have apparently not done enough to educate parents on the condition of fever and its consequences, a common problem."

Sources for this article include:

www.fox23.com

www.dailyfinance.com

www.fda.gov

www.ehow.com

About the author:
A science enthusiast with a keen interest in health nutrition, Antonia has been intensely researching various dieting routines for several years now, weighing their highs and their lows, to bring readers the most interesting info and news in the field. While she is very excited about a high raw diet, she likes to keep a fair and balanced approach towards non-raw methods of food preparation as well.

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