Labeling/packaging recalls down 43% in 1996, continuing a four-year decline.
LABELING/PACKAGING ERROR RECALLS DOWN 43% IN 1996, continuing a four-year decline. During 1996, FDA reported only 21 product recalls involving labeling/packaging errors compared to 37 such recalls reported in 1995. Forty-one products were recalled for labeling-related errors in 1994 and 54 in 1993. During the 1988-1992 period the average was about 50 recalls per year in this category.
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