WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Hy-Vee pulled several popular over-the-counter cold remedies off its shelves this month. The retailer said it now sells cold medications containing pseudoephedrine from behind pharmacy and customer-service counters. Pseudoephedrine is used in the production of methamphetamine, which is prevalent in the Midwest, and theft and other abuses of the OTC product have been on the increase. "This was something that we had looked at for a long time," said Ruth Mitchell, ...
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