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Pfizer Recalls 1M Packets of Birth Control Pills

Posted by Sarah Showard | Feb 02, 2012 | 0 Comments

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As the result of a packaging error, Pfizer has recalled 1M packets of birth control pills.  A statement issued by Pfizer indicated that, “As a result of this packaging error, the daily regimen for these oral contraceptives may be incorrect and could leave women without adequate contraception and at risk for unintended pregnancy.  The recall involves 14 lots of Lo/Ovral-28 tablets and 14 lots of Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets.  The company said that all women exposed to the product should switch to “non-hormonal” methods of birth control. 

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Sarah Showard

Sarah Showard graduated from the University of Maryland in 1985, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English-Linguistics and a Certification in Womens Studies. She then graduated from New York University School of Law in 1988. Sarah began practice initially as an insurance defense attorne...

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