The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act was passed in response to which of the following events?
A. Some women who used thalidomide during pregnancy gave birth to children with phocomelia.
B. A pharmaceutical company marketed an antibiotic dissolved in the toxic solvent, diethylene glycol.
C. Some over-the-counter drugs were determined ineffective for their indicated use.
D. Individuals became addicted to patent medicines.