WASHINGTON â€” Since a Food and Drug Administration panel here concluded in October that childrenâ€™s cough and cold medicines should not be used for children younger than 6, sales of the products have dropped over 16% in the four weeks that ended Nov. 3, compared with the previous four-week period and with the same period last year. Sales were tracked by ACNielsen, New York, and reported in the Washington Post. Americans spent $21.1 million on the medications during the four weeks, the most ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.