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FDA’s failure to respond causes millions to be exposed to deadly bacterium.

The story of tainted medical wipes and other disposable medical supplies in our hospitals first caught the media’s attention when a child from Houston, TX apparently died from the bacterium Bacillus cereus, a cousin to Bacillus antracis, or anthrax.  However, with deeper investigations done, it turns out the FDA was aware that the plant, owned by Triad Group and sister company H&P Industries (one of the nation's largest disposable medical supplies facility) has had numerous sanitary and safety violations dating back almost a decade.

Here are links to coverage from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and MSNBC.com:

http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/watchdogreports/124552053.html

http://openchannel.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/04/12/6452123-behind-fda-action-on-tainted-wipes-a-reporter-staying-on-the-story

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