In a move expected to cost 300 jobs, the government which said it would buy American whenever possible has decided to save money by going after the lowest bidder for its prophylactic devices. The manufacturer to bear the brunt of this cost is an Alabama plant called Alatech, which will likely have to close due to this government decision.
At issue is the desire for thinner condoms, though it is known that these are more prone to breakage. The Chinese manufacturers are said to be learning to make better condoms. Who wants to find out the hard way?
My advice is to avoid the company which makes Planned Parenthood’s supply since consumer reports rated them worst in a comparison test.