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FDA Data Shows J&J Knew of Motrin Problems

May 28, 2010  ·  By HM&M


Food and Drug Administration documents show Johnson & Johnson was aware of “problems with the potency of its Motrin formula in 2008, but did not recall the product until July the following year.” (Washington AP, 5/27).

In response, House lawmakers are investigating the company after last month's recall of upwards of 40 kinds of children's medicine. Some of the recalled medicines which contained miniscule particles of metal.

As a personal injury lawyer, I am disappointed by the reckless behavior of Johnson & Johnson. Awareness of risks should always lead to immediate action, especially when the risks involve small children, some of whom have underdeveloped immune systems.

May 28, 2010

GE Coffee Makers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

It was just recently announced that “nearly 1 million General Electric coffee makers sold at Walmart are being recalled after dozens of reports of overheating, smoking, burning and fires. (AP Washington, 5/20). The Consumer Product Safety Commission stated Walmart has received upwards of 80 complaints about the coffee maker, including a few reports of minor... Read More

May 28, 2010

Campbell Soup Recalls 15M Pounts of SpaghettiO's

The Agriculture Department announced Thursday that Campbell Soup Co. is recalling “15 million pounds of SpaghettiOs with meatballs after a cooker malfunctioned at one of the company's plants in Texas and left the meat undercooked.” (M.C. Jalonick, AP Washington, 6/18). The company is recalling cans made since December in “an abundance of caution” since they... Read More

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