“As soon as the FDA became aware of the initiative, they demanded that any tagged drugs go through new testing before being distributed. The FDA is concerned that subjecting the drugs to electromagnetic radiation from reading the tags would alter their efficacy and/or shelf life.
So, it’s safe to assume the Wal-Mart pharmaceutical tagging will not emerge in 2004. It’s more likely that Wal-Mart will adopt RFID at the same pace as the other players in this industry, and more in concert with the FDA’s planned rollout for the year 2007.”
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