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FOOD CALENDAR

August 20, 1992

The next time you grab a bottle of aspirin off a store shelf, take time to inspect the packaging. It's important. Although the Food and Drug Administration says our over-the-counter medications are probably the most safely packaged goods in the world, manufacturers can only do so much. "Buying Medicine? Stop-Look-Look Again," a pamphlet developed by the FDA and the Non-prescription Drug Manufacturers Assn., tells how to detect tampering. For a free copy, write Consumer Information Center, Dept. 610Y, Pueblo, Colo. 81009. Now, if only they'd put out a pamphlet on how to get the cap off one of those bottles. . . .

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