H&P Industries Inc. Plant Accused of Manufacturing Contaminated Medical Pads and Wipes Ordered to Close
There has been growing concern of late regarding contaminated medical pads and wipes manufactured by H&P Industries, Inc., which were sold under the Triad Group label and under the private labels of many drugstores and grocery stores, including Walgreens, CVS, and Wal-Mart, and, was also used at hospitals and medical clinics.
According to an MSNBC report, U.S. Marshals arrived at H&P Industries, Inc. in Wisconsin on April 4 to provide orders to confiscate products. The plant closed shortly after the incident. H&P industries reportedly did not comply with the Food and Drug Administration’s order for them to put a hold on the manufacture or distribution of all drug products until the U.S. Marshals’ arrival. To further complicate matters, the FDA has been scrutinized by some, including two U.S. senators, for being aware about contamination and sterilization issues at the Hartland, WI plant almost two years ago. Read the rest »