posted on Apr, 29 2003 @ 12:41 AM
AUSTRALIANS have been warned not to take herbal, vitamin and mineral pills and powders amid the biggest recall of medicines in the nation's history.
The Pan Pharmaceutical crisis follows a damning report that Pan manipulated laboratory test results, substituted ingredients and used substandard
manufacturing processes on a handful of products.
Pan first came under scrutiny in January after complaints its Travacalm anti-travel sickness tablet caused some people to suffer hallucinations and
try to jump out of planes or off boats.
Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Health Trish Worth said the company could face criminal action.
[Edited on 29-4-2003 by helen670]