Johnson & Johnson recalls children’s cold and allergy medication

Johnson & Johnson the American pharmaceutical company has issued a major recall of over-the counter cold and asthma medication for children.

Included in the recall is 4 million units of Children’s Benadryl tablets; 800,000 bottles of Motrin; 71,000 packages of Rolaids.

The company recalled the products due to “insufficiencies in the development of the manufacturing process.”

The recall is not at the consumer-level and is aimed at the wholesale and retail level.

Johnson & Johnson has received harsh criticism about this recall because it appears as if the company did a secret or a “phantom” recall, hiring a private contractor to purchase potentially defective Motrin tables. Apparently the secret buyback was to circumvent a recall. See the FDA web-site “Johnson and Johnson’s Recall of Children’s Tylenol and Other Children’https://www.hgfarber.com/lawyer-attorney-1275508.htmls Medicines and The Phantom Recall of Motrin (Part 2)”

For specific information on the recall, see the McNeil Consumer Health Care Product Recall web-site.

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