WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says
ingredients used in some of the 40 varieties of children's cold
medicines recalled last week were contaminated with bacteria.
The agency, however, says none of the Johnson & Johnson finished
products tested positive for the contaminants. One official calls
the risk to consumers remote.
The FDA report lists more than 20 manufacturing problems found
at the Fort Washington, Pa., plant where the formulas were
The report also says the company didn't investigate more than 46
complaints received in the last year about "black or dark specks"
found in Tylenol products.
The company says the problems discovered by the FDA are
unacceptable. It says production at the plant won't resume until
corrective measures have been taken.
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