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Vitamin Supplement Recall #89404

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 12, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) recall of Vitamin E supplement E-Ferol Aqueous believed responsible for deaths of several premature infants examined; questions concerning supplement's use by hospitals involved without government approval noted. [FDA ctr. for drugs director Dr. Harry MEYER - explains recall.] Drug's distributor O'Neal, Jones and Feldman Pharmaceuticals said not commenting on fact that they violated law by selling drug without FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval; manufacturer Carter-Glogau's reaction noted. Justice Department mentioned investigating possible criminal chgs. against Carter-Glogau.
REPORTER: George Strait

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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