Children's Monumental Life-Saving Discovery Leads to Global Recall

Children’s made international news on March 7 with a MSNBC homepage top news story about our discovery of contaminated alcohol wipes. When a patient developed an unusual blood stream infection from the bacteria Bacillus cereus, it prompted a swift internal investigation that led to the product being immediately pulled from our shelves and a global recall of the wipes from hospitals, clinics and homes.

"Federal Food and Drug Administration officials credit the hospital with sparking an investigation that led to Triad's voluntary recall of hundreds of millions of alcohol swabs, wipes and pads widely used in hospitals, clinics and homes" said MSNBC reporter.

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