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Tylenol Makers Plead Guilty

Walk to your medicine cabinet and throw away all your over-the-counter drugs made by Johnson & Johnson.  Does that sound alarmist?  Perhaps it does, but Johnson & Johnson subsidiary (McNeil Consumer Healthcare) just pled guilty on March 10, 2015 to selling their millions of loyal consumers contaminated drugs.  From 2008 to 2010 Johnson & Johnson did mass recalls on over-the-counter medications such as Tylenol, Motrin, Rolaids, Benadryl, Sudafed, and others because of manufacturing practices that resulted in metal particles, moldy odors, and labeling problems.  In 2010 they had to do mass recalls of children’s over-the-counter medications, including Infants’ Tylenol and Children’s Motrin made in their plant in Pennsylvania.  Parents actually found black specks in the bottom of their liquid Infants’ Tylenol starting in 2009 and that was due to metals such as nickel and chromium. 

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