"You should simply 'act' like a regular customer while making these purchases. There must be no mention of this being a recall of the product!" reads the memo dated June 12, 2009.
The FDA could not identify the other companies involved, named in the memo as
The FDA said it was aware that McNeil was using a contractor to remove a sample batch of the product, but not at such a wide scale.
"Once we learned of the contractor's activities, the FDA asked McNeil to initiate a recall, and the company complied," the agency said in a statement.http://money.cnn.com...ecall/index.htm
The original date of this trhead is March 18, 2011.
Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl, Rolaids Recall
The FDA is taking over 3 manufacturing plants operated by Johnson & Johnson McNeil's division, because they have had so many problems with recalls due to slovenly manufacturing processes leading to contamination and mixed up ingredient.
Quote: McNeil, a division of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ, Fortune 500), said it had agreed to put its plants -- one in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, one in Fort Washington, Pa. and one in Lancaster, Pa., under FDA supervision.
McNeil's plants in Puerto Rico and
… McNeil can continue to manufacture and ship drugs from the Las Piedras and Lancaster plants, but not from the
The agreement also requires McNeil to destroy all drugs under its control that have been recalled from the three facilities since December 2009.
The company shut its
The paraphrased aphorism ‘if nothing nice to say – say nothing’ is invoked with this post.